Iranian Feature Wins Top Award at North Korean Festival

Iranian movie “Orange Days”, directed by Arash Lahouti, has won the Best Film Award at Pyongyang International Film Festival in North Korea.

The film received its award at the closing ceremony of the 17th edition of the Pyongyang International Film Festival, which was held on September 27 at the North Korean capital’s International Cinema House.

Representatives of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic, art lovers, diplomatic community and cultural officials of the country attended the event.

Orange Days narrates the story of Aban, a 45-old woman who finds jobs for seasonal workers.

The cast are Hedieh Tehrani, Ali Mosaffa, Mehran Ahmadi, Ali-Reza Ostadi, Zhila Shahi, Roya Hosseini, Sadaf Asgari, Leila Farhadpour, Akram Alamdar, Amin Golestaneh, and Siamak Adib.

Alireza Qassemkhan is the producer of the film and Shahnam Shahbazzadeh is the advisor and executive producer of the project.

The Pyongyang Film Festival is an international cultural event aimed at expanding friendly relations with the international community.

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