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‘Tales’ in London Festival

‘Tales’ in London Festival‘Tales’ in London Festival

After the successful premium screening at the 71st International Venice Film Festival which brought the best screenplay award for the film, ‘Tales’ directed by Rakhshan Bani-Etemad will participate in the 58th London Film Festival (LFF) in October.

The movie will be shown in the ‘Debate’ section along with 21 more films, according to the

‘Tales’ is an unforgettable drama that travels through a twilight modern-day Iran, with characters of different social ranks and occupations, each challenged with and suffering from a certain problem. In a press conference at the Venice festival, the well-known Iranian director attributed the shortcomings in the society to the US-led sanctions on the country’s civilian nuclear program. Silver-Bear winner actor Peyman Moaadi performs in one of the roles.

Moaadi plays the lead in another movie ‘Camp X-Ray’, a Hollywood movie, also to be shown in the ‘Debate’ section.

 Bond With Prisoner

‘Camp X-Ray’, directed by Peter Sattler, stars Kristen Stewart as a guard in Guantanamo Bay who strikes an uncomfortable bond with one of her prisoners, played by Moaadi. The film is due for public release in the US on October 17.

Riveting films that amplify, scrutinize, argue and surprise are selected to enter this section.

The LFF is the UK’s largest public annual film event held under the umbrella of the British Film Institute. The festival showcases the best of world cinema to champion creativity, originality, vision and imagination, and presents the finest contemporary international cinema from both established and emerging film-makers.

The festival will screen 248 feature and documentary films in 17 venues, from October 8 to 19.