Iranian acclaimed drama-thriller ‘Just 6.5’ will be competing along with Alireza Raeesian’s melodrama ‘A Man without a Shadow’, Mohsen Tanabandeh’s latest drama ‘The Oath’ and ‘The Slaughterhouse’ by Abbas Amini.
‘Just 6.5’ tells the story of a veteran narcotics officer and his squad who search every corner of the capital as they hunt down the city’s largest drug kingpin, and the complications involved in their mission.
Peyman Maadi, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Amir Jadidi, Parinaz Izadyar and Farhad Aslani make up the film’s main cast.
Some of the recent festival appearances of ‘Just 6.5’ include the 2020 Whānau Mārama: New Zealand Int’l Film Festival, the Jeonju Int’l Film Festival in South Korea, the 27th Prague Int’l Film Festival in the Czech Republic, the 12th Bengaluru Int’l Film Festival in India, the 2020 Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) in Australia as well as the 18th Pune Int’l Film Festival (PIFF) in India.
To get the full list of ‘Just 6.5’ festival history, click here.
The MIFFest is aimed at promoting the spirit of togetherness and unity. This year, the festival will screen some 20 national and international films in three categories: World Cinema Masterpieces, Highlights of Asian Cinema, and Spotlight on Malaysian Filmmakers.
The festival was originally scheduled to run from December 5 to 10, 2020; however, it was postponed to January 2021 due to the pandemic.