A new production of Mahmoudi Brothers, the film will have its international premiere at the 25th edition of the South Korean event.
The movie was screened at the 38th Fajr Film Festival winning nominations at two sections of best actor and actress in a leading role.
Produced by Jamshid Mahmoudi and directed by Navid Mahmoudi, the film narrates the story of some young Afghans who go from Iran to Europe.
The synopsis reads “Rona: Hamed, don’t fear the sea. If you are afraid of anything, it’s more likely that it will happen to you.
Hamed: I don’t.”
The cast of the film includes Ali Shademan, Neda Jebraeeli, Matin Heidarnia, Sadaf Asgari, Sogol Khaliq, Alireza Ara, Amir-Reza Ranjbaran, Khayyam Vaqar, Peyman Moqaddami, Mahtab Jafari, Farid Eshaqi, Mahya Rezaee, Fatemeh Mirzaee, and Alireza Mehran.
Founded in 1996, the BIFF is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia.
The 25th edition of the BIFF will take place in the South Korean city of Busan on October 21-30, 2020.