Shahram Mokri’s latest flick will vie at the competition section of the 2020 edition of the festival.
Produced by Negar Eskandarfar (A Separation), the 134-minute feature is about four men in modern-day Iran who plan to burn down a movie theater, an act that replicates a historical tragedy that occurred 40 years ago during the uprising to overthrow the Pahlavi regime.
Babak Karimi, Razieh Mansouri, and Abolfazl Kahani star as the cast members of the film.
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