|“Like Someone in Love” receives two nominations at Asian Film Awards||
TEHRAN – Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami’s latest film “Like Someone in Love” has received two nominations at the 7th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong, organizers announced.
Kiarostami has been nominated for the best director award and Ryo Kase has been nominated for the best supporting actor award for his role in the Japanese-language drama, which is a co-production of Iran, France and Japan.
Starring Rin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno and Ryo Kasehe, the film narrates the life of a Japanese female university student. The movie was shot in Tokyo and Yokohama.
The movie is Kiarostami’s second fiction feature made outside his native Iran. The first was “Certified Copy”, which was shot in Italy in 2010.
The Iranian musician Peyman Yazdanian and Johann Johannsson from Iceland have jointly been nominated for the best composer award for the film “Mystery” by Lou Ye from China.
Winners will be announced during a ceremony at the Grand Hall of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on March 18.
Inaugurated in 2007, the Asian Film Awards (AFA) is an international pioneering program, honoring filmmakers with outstanding achievements in the field of Asian cinema.
The AFA is the only platform in the world that brings together the best cinematic talents of Asia, drawing film fans and professionals from all around the globe.
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