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Iranian short ‘Old Man’s Heavy Sleep’ to vie in US

Iran’s short ‘Old Man’s Heavy Sleep’ is to compete at the Southern Regional filmfest in the US.

Iranian short title ‘Old Man’s Heavy Sleep’ has been selected to compete at the 2020 edition of the Southeast Regional Film Festival in the US.

Directed by Mostafa Rostampour, the 15-minute flick is about modern family that is dominated by loneliness.

The short title narrates the story of an old man whose children left him alone.

The man feels lonely and can’t tolerate the situation.

He desires death because of this deadly loneliness.

The short title has previously participated at a number of international festivals, including the Lift-off Film Festival in the UK, the Media View International Film Festival in Hungary, the First-time Filmmaker Sessions in the UK and the Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival in South Korea.

The Southern Regional festival creates a space for the attendees to learn, watch great films, meet the stars and attend workshops.

The 2020 edition of the festival is slated for May 31.

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