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‘Fish & Cat’ Wins at Hanoi Festival

‘Fish & Cat’ Wins at Hanoi Festival‘Fish & Cat’ Wins at Hanoi Festival

Among 130 feature films, documentaries and short films from 32 countries and territories screened, Shahram Mokri of Iran won the best director award for his film ‘Fish & Cat’.

‘Fish & Cat’ is a nightmarish drama/thriller that has taken the international film world by storm, MNA reported.

Shot in one long continuous take using only a single camera, the film makes use of horror essentials, and a non-linear storyline that  both engage and gratify the viewers.

The film has experienced international screening and global acclaim by attending various festivals all across the world since its initial release in September 2013.

Among 52 other films at Hanoi’s third International Film Festival, the Russian film ‘Two Women’ directed by Vera Glagoleva, was declared the best film while Anna Astrakhntseva won the award for best actress.

Philippine’s Allen Dizon in ‘The Coffin-Maker’ was declared best male actor while the 10-minute Indonesian film ‘Waiting Colors’ won the best short film.

The five day event, considered the biggest cinematic occasion of the year, aimed to create an interconnected network of artistic talents including directors, actors, screenwriters and set designers and display the talents to the world.