Zurich Film Festival in Switzerland has honored Iranian film ‘6.5 Per Meter’.
Directed by Saeed Roustaee, the movie grabbed the jury special mention of 15th the event presided by Oliver Stone.
‘6.5 Per Meter’ competed with 13 other films from around the world for the Golden Eye Award at the festival’s International Feature Film competition.
Produced by Jamal Sadatian, the award-winning thriller experienced its first international appearance last week at the Horizon’s competition of the 76th Venice International Film Festival in Italy.
‘6.5 Per Meter’ is a story about a veteran narcotics officer and his team who search every corner of the capital as they hunt down the city’s largest drug kingpin and the complications involved in their mission.
Internationally acclaimed actor Peyman Maadi is joined by Navid Mohammadzadeh, Amir Jadidi, Parinaz Izadyar, and Farhad Aslani in making up the film’s main cast.
Founded in 2005, the Zurich Film Festival is aimed at providing a platform for the world’s most promising filmmakers, while promoting exchanges between the film industry, emerging directors, and the public.
The 15th annual event which will host more than 170 films from 58 countries is scheduled for September 26 – October 6, 2019.