Directed by Saeed Roustaee, the movie will represent Iran at the 18th edition of the Indian event.
The drama-thriller is the story of a veteran narcotics officer and his squad 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.
Roustaee’s second feature film was previously awarded Best Editing and Best Sound as well as the Audience Award at the 37th Fajr Film Festival in Iran.
Pune International Film Festival is to give film lovers in the city access to global cinema and spark a cultural exchange.
“With discussions, lectures and master classes on varied topics related to the craft, they try to instill an academic flavor in the festival,” noted by the event’s official website.
The festival will kick off on January 19-26 in India.