Watch ifilm exclusive report on Iranian feature ‘Hattrick’ directed by Ramtin Lavvafi, starring Homayoun Ershadi.
The 84-minute feature won two awards for best script and best actress at the 36th edition of the Fajr International Film Festival in Iran.
It once limitedly went on screen in China during the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival. Then the film has been translated and dubbed into Chinese language and had a successful screening season across China.
The film has also been programmed to go on screen at Greek cinema halls from February, 2019.
The 16th Chennai International Film Festival in India and the 17th Dhaka International Film Festival in Bangladesh also screened the movie in 2018 and 2019.
“A dull quote says people do not change overnight as we fail to look at them every so often,” a brief synopsis of the film reads.
‘Hattrick’ starts with Lida and her husband, Farzad, attending a party where they see their friend Keyvan and his new friend Raha.
On the way back home, the four in Farzad’s car have an accident but whether they have hit a person or an object raises a question mark.
The next setting is Raha’s home where she lives alone. The friends being in that house together is the beginning for many mysteries to come to light.
In addition to Ershadi, notable among the movie’s cast are Amir Jadidi, Parinaz Izadyar, Mahour Alvand, and Saber Abar.