|“Bending the Rules” heading to Tokyo, Warsaw filmfests||
Directed by Behnam Bahzadi, the film is scheduled to be shown at the 29th Warsaw Film Festival in the World Today, a section that is dedicated to screening of movies and documentaries on contemporary issues.
The festival will be held from October 11 to 20.
In its second contest at international events, “Bending the Rules” will be screened at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival, which will take place from October 17 to 25.
The film tells the story of an enthusiastic amateur theatrical group that receives an opportunity to perform abroad, which is a great success. Shahrazad, a desperate girl, joins the group and takes the leading role in the play. She decides, unlike her other fellow actors, to tell the truth to her father. He is against this trip. The group is now in a dilemma: replace her or….
“Bending the Rules”, also known as “The Rule of Accident”, won a Crystal Simorgh for best film in the international section of the 31st Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran in February.
A Crystal Simorgh for best script in the national competition of the festival also went to Behzadi, who is also the writer of the screenplay for the film.
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