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Wednesday October 10, 2018 14:30410

'Damascus Time' hits Russian home entertainment market

Iran's award-winning film 'Damascus Time' enters Russian home entertainment market.

Russian-language version of Iranian award-winning film 'Damascus Time' has entered the home entertainment market in Russia.

Different digital versions of the flick are offered on some Russian websites for prices from 11 to 18 US dollars.

Ebrahim Hatamikia’s ‘Damascus Time’ focuses on security threats by terrorists when an Iranian plane, conveying humanitarian aid to Syria, is challenged in Damascus Airport.

Popular Iranian actors such as Babak Hamidiyan and Hadi Hejazifar as well as a number of actors from Syria and Lebanon star in the movie.

‘Damascus Time’ has grabbed some awards, including Crystal Simorghs for Best Director and Best Music Composition at the latest edition of the Fajr Film Festival in Iran.

Produced by Mohammad Khazaei, the movie sold more than 140 billion Rials at the Iranian box office.

'Damascus Time' has been screened in Iraq as well as Syria and was warmly received by the viewers in the countries. It will also be publicly screened in Lebanon starting from October 11.

Offered at the Cannes Film Market, the film's international screening rights have also been acquired by a number of other countries, including South Korea and Japan.