Iranian feature film ‘Sheeple’ has hit the domestic market of home entertainment since Tuesday.
Directed by Houman Seyyedi, the flick took part at competition section of the 36th Fajr Film Festival and won four Crystal Simorghs for Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Sound, and Best Film from the view point of Art and experience Cinema.
Later the 12th Celebration of Iranian Cinema Critics and Screenwriters awarded Seyyedi’s tragicomedy in six categories, including best film, best director, best actor, and best supporting actor.
The flick has gone on screen in a number of countries and festivals, including the 22nd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia.
‘Sheeple’ is about Shahin, a loud-mouthed fellow adopted years ago, who tries to establish his authority in a family run by the iron hand of his drug lord brother.
“Two brothers are running and making Crystal meth in a hidden laboratory in middle of nowhere of an urban jungle and they do care for the honor of their neighborhood. All of a sudden a mobile footage on their sister’s spreading everywhere and this causes some strange incidents,” a short synopsis of the flick reads.