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‘The Badger’ vying at Hamilton Film Festival in Canada

‘The Badger’ is competing at the 15th Hamilton Film Festival underway in Canada.

‘The Badger’, a feature film by Kazem Mollaee, is competing at the 15th Hamilton Film Festival underway in Canada.

‘The Badger’ is about a 40-year-old woman named Soudeh. She and her son, Matiar, live in an old apartment.

She faces a strange incident right before her second marriage. Once, she hires a pest control company to solve the termite problems in the apartment.

While the pest control company is working, Matiar is recording the procedures, as this is his hobby.

The next day, Matiar gets kidnapped after school, and the kidnapper asks Soudeh for money. Tremendous pressure is put on Soudeh, but the truth hidden beneath will surprise everyone.

Hassan Majouni, Behnoush Bakhtiyari, Reza Behboudi, Vishka Asayesh, Mehraveh Sharifinia, and Gohar Kheirandish are on the cast list of ‘The Badger’.

The film has been acclaimed at numerous international events. It was recently selected as best the best film at the 6th BangkokThai International Film Festival in Thailand.

It also won the grand prize for the best foreign feature at the 29th Berkeley Video and Film Festival last October, and the award for best narrative feature at the Austin Film Festival in the US.

The Hamilton Film Festival is one of Canada’s largest and longest running film festivals for Canadian and international films. Launched on November 7, the event will run until Nov. 15.