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‘The Ocean Behind the Window’ vying in China

Iranian movie ‘The Ocean Behind the Window’ is vying at the 33rd Golden Rooster Awards in China.

Iranian movie ‘The Ocean Behind the Window’ has been competing at the 33rd edition of the Golden Rooster Awards (GRA) in China.

Directed by Babak Nabizadeh, the film narrates the story of a teenage boy on a remote island who tries to promote the island’s tourism and attract tourists.

Though life on the island improves by increasing the number of tourists, an unexpected problem arises.

The cast of the film includes Hadiseh Karami, Mohammad Azadi, Mehran Mozaffari, Jafar Qasemi, Hassan Zakeri, Bahram Komijani, Amir Qavidel, Yousef Ranjbar, Qolam Ranjbar, and Mohammad Salimi.

Nabizadeh’s film participated in Isfahan’s 32nd International Film Festival for Children and Youth and won the diploma of honor for the best actor and the main award of UNICEF.

It has also participated in a number of international festivals, including the 60th Zlin Film Festival in the Czech Republic, the 2020 San Francisco Iranian Film Festival in the US, and the 2020 Int’l Children’s Film Festival - Cinekid in Amsterdam.

The GRA aims to create an excellent environment and presents concerts, screenings, forums, and other activities for filmmakers and film lovers.

The event is being held in the Chinese port city of Xiamen from November 25 to 28, 2020.

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