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Asian Film Festival Barcelona picks ‘Reza’ from Iran

The 7th Asian Film Festival Barcelona in Spain is to screen Iranian movie ‘Reza’.

The 7th edition of the Asian Film Festival Barcelona (AFFBCN) in Spain has scheduled to screen Iranian movie ‘Reza’.

Directed by Alireza Motamedi, the romantic comedy ‘Reza’ revolves around the life of an author named Reza who begins to write a story about his ancestor's immigration to the historic city of Isfahan.

Meanwhile, Reza and his wife separate from each other through divorce after nine years of marriage, but he finds it difficult to start a new life without his ex whom he still loves.

Reza must delve into all aspects of his personality to find out why his better half and the woman he loves cannot tolerate living with him and wants a divorce.

Reza Davoudnejad, Setareh Pesyani, Afsar Asadi, Pantea Marzbanian, Nasim Mirzadeh, Marjan Moshtaqian, Solmaz Ghani, and the director Motamedi are among the cast of 94-minute flick.

The film was premiered at the 36th Fajr International Film Festival and well-received by the film critics.

Since then, it has attended a number of global events, including the 19th Yari Iranian Film Festival in Sweden, the 9th Beijing International Film Festival in China, and the 2018 Mumbai Film Festival in India. The jury members of the Indian event praised the film for being poetic and having a critical outlook.

It was also scheduled to go on public screens in France from August 21, 2019.

ifilm website has published a comprehensive report on the movie. Click here to watch the report.

The 7th AFFBCN will screen more than 100 films from 25 Asian countries. It is slated for October 30-November 10, 2019 in the Spanish city of Barcelona.

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