Iranian feature ‘No Date, No Signature’ directed by Vahid Jalilvand has won Best Screenplay Award at the 28th edition of the Stockholm Film Festival in Sweden.
Jalilvand’s movie produced by his brother Ali, stars Hediyeh Tehrani, Amir Aqaei, Saeed Dakh, Alireza Ostadi and Navid Mohammadzadeh.
The movie narrates the story of Kaveh Nariman, a doctor who works at the Iranian Legal Medicine Organization. He has to examine the corpse of someone that he used to know in the past.
‘No Date, No Signature’ was premiered at the 35th edition of the Fajr Film Festival and received three Crystal Simorgh awards for best director, best actor in a supporting role and best sound mixer.
The movie has so far taken part at a number of international events. More recently, the flick scooped Best Director and Best Actor awards at the Venice Horizons section of the 74th Venice Film Festival, Italy.
It also won the Special Jury Award ‘Silver Alexander’ as well as the FIPRESCI Jury Award at the 58th edition of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival in Greece this November.
The Stockholm Film Festival is known as an event to support young filmmakers across the world.
In its 28th edition which was held on November 8-19, 2017, some 15 films from China, France, Cyprus, Denmark, Lebanon, Palestine, Chile, Croatia, Slovakia, the US, Australia, Belgium, Japan, South Korea, Poland and Iran raced for awards in different categories.