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Three Awards for ‘A Baby With Red Socks’

Three Awards for ‘A Baby With  Red Socks’Three Awards for ‘A Baby With  Red Socks’

Iranian feature film ‘A Baby With Red Socks’ directed by Khodadad Jalali won three awards at the Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes in France, November 25-30. The movie won the best director for Jalali, best leading actress for Samaneh Nasri and best original score for Satar Oraki in the Special Award Section, IRNA reported. Jalali dedicated his award to the quake-hit people in Kermanshah Province. The earthquake jolted western Iran on November 12, killing 483 people. The disaster injured more than 10,000 people and left thousands homeless. Jalali’s film has previously won the best leading actress and best foreign film award at the Delhi International Film Festival 2016. The film depicts a group of Afghan refugees who have come to Iran illegally and work without proper papers. Among them is Baharnaz, an Afghan woman who has just given birth to a baby girl. Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes Special Award 2017 in cooperation with Cineport Media International (CMI) is dedicated to filmmakers from the Middle East. Established in 2012, CMI is a distribution and marketing company of Iranian films and productions around the world. It participates in major festivals and markets exceptional films.


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