The 15th edition of the Russian event has honored Reza Mirkarimi’s acclaimed feature with two of its top awards.
Mirkarimi who has been in charge of the film’s production received the Best Film award.
Besides, the fest has bestowed its Best Child Actor award to Niousha Alipour, the child star of the flick.
“Jalal Moradi, a 42-year-old father of two, has recently been discharged from the prison after doing his time for an accidental killing of a family. Upon his release, he leaves his wife and kids and moves to another city. Two years later, he must go back to his home town as his wife is brain-dead. He is now about to take charge of his two kids but he is not ready simply because he can’t fulfill their dreams as their mother had once painted for them”, reads a brief synopsis of the flick.
The starring role of the feature has been portrayed by popular ifilm actor of ‘The Orange Suit’, Hamed Behdad.
Besides Behdad, Mohammad Asgari, Zhila Shahi, Akbar Ayeen, Azadeh Nobahar, Mohammad Ashkanfar, Youna Tadayyon, and Alipour portray roles in the movie.
The film has already attended a number of global events, including the Batumi International Art-House Film Festival in Georgia, the Slemani International Film Festival in Iraq and the International Film Award “East-West. Golden Arch” in Russia.
The Shanghai International Film Festival in China honored the film with Best Actor Award (Behdad), Best Director Award (Mirkarimi) and the Golden Goblet prize.
This year’s edition of the International Film Festival of Family and Children’s Films “In the Family Circle” was held online on July 8-14, 2020 over the coronavirus pandemic.