|Iranian director grabs Golden Guepard at Tashkent festival||
He received the award for his movie “Meeting Leila” at the closing ceremony of the festival in the capital of Uzbekistan on Thursday.
Starring Leila Hatami, the film is about Leila, a young woman who demands her chain-smoking fiancé quit smoking before their marriage.
World-renowned Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami and director/actor Adel Yaraqi jointly wrote the screenplay for the film.
“Watchtower” by Turkish director Pelin Esmer was named best film at the festival.
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