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Last Days of War

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War drama “The Lost Strait” by Bahram Tavakoli hit the cinemas on Wednesday.

The story is set during the last days of the 1980-88 Iraq-Iran war, when a group of Iranian soldiers, of different ages, are returning home from the warfront in the border regions with Iraq.

However, a serious attack on a strategic border area forces them to make a tough choice. Should they go home for a long awaited family reunion or return to the battlefield.

Premiered at the 36th Fajr Film Festival of Tehran, the film became the biggest winner of the festival with six Crystal Simorgh awards for best actor (Amir Jadidi), best special effects (Mohsen Rouzbahani), best sound recording (Rashid Daneshmand) best makeup (Saeed Malekan), best director (Bahram Tavakoli) and best film (presented to the movie producer Saeed Malekan).

The cast includes Amir Jadidi, Javad Ezzati, Mehdi Pakdel, Hamidreza Azarang, Ali Soleymani, Qorban Najafi and Mehdi Qorbani, reported.  

Book Garden, Azadi and Kourosh cineplexes as well as Mandana, Javan and Farhang cinemas in Tehran are some of the venues showing the film.


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