Written, produced and directed by Navid Nikkhah-Azad, ‘The Recess’ is on the list of International Shorts competition section of the fest’s 18th edition.
The film tells the story of a 17-year-old school-girl who runs away from school to watch the football match of her beloved club.
Sahar, along with three of her friends, is planning to exit the school during the break time in order to watch the match between Esteghlal FC and Al Ain FC at Azadi Sports Complex.
Mozhan Kordi, Reyhaneh Naieean, Niloufar Shokouhinia, and Ghazal Khalili are on the cast list.
Kordi won the award for the best performance for her role in the flick at the Living Skies Student Film Festival in Canada.
This year’s edition of the Alicante International Film Festival is slated for May 29- June 05.