|Iran’s “Alzheimer’s” wins jury special prize at Baghdad festival||
The movie was screened in the Long Fiction Film Section of the festival, which was held from October 3 to 7 in Iraq.
“Alzheimer’s” tells the story of a woman (Asieh) who has lost her husband, named Amir-Qasem, in an accident. She advertizes in the newspaper every year hoping to find him, but her relatives, giving him up as lost, hold a funeral ceremony for him.
All of a sudden, a man who resembles her husband claims that he has come back after years but nobody is sure if he really is Amir-Qasem or not.
Motamedi, who is known for a philosophical perspective in his films, has tried his hand with a motley collection of films.
His credits include “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, “Parole”, “The Fall”, “The Good and the Ugly” and “The Rule of the Game”.
“Othello Burning” by South Africa director Sara Blecher became the best film in the Long Fiction Film Section.
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