|“Modest Reception” wins award at Vesoul filmfest||
“Modest Reception” received the Coup de Cœur INALCO Award at the festival, organizers announced on Tuesday.
The award is presented by the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations.
In addition, the film’s star Taraneh Alidusti received a special mention for the power of her expression.
“Modest Reception is about a well-situated couple, Leila and Kaveh, who drive through the mountains distributing plastic bags full of money to every poor and unfortunate person they meet.
Starring Mani Haqiqi and Taraneh Alidusti, “Modest Reception” has received accolades from several international festivals.
The acclaimed Iranian actress Baran Kowsari is among the jury members of the festival.
“Modest Reception” is currently on screen in Iranian theaters and was screened in several theaters in Switzerland last September.
The film was distributed in the country by the Trigon-Film Foundation.
“With you, without you” by Prasanna Vithanage from Sri Lanka and “Jiseul” by Meul O. from South Korea shared the grand prix of the Vesoul festival.
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