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“Parviz” takes home top honor at Kerala filmfest
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Levon Haftvan (R) and Mahmud Behruzian act in a scene from “Parviz”.
Levon Haftvan (R) and Mahmud Behruzian act in a scene from “Parviz”.
TEHRAN -- Iranian director Majid Barzegar’s dark comedy drama “Parviz” has won the Golden Crow Pheasant Award for the Best Film at the 18th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK).
 
The film is about Parviz, a man in his fifties who has lived his entire life in his father’s home and has never had a job. His quiet routine suddenly comes apart when his father decides to remarry and tells him to move out.
 
Starring Levon Haftvan, Homeira Nonahali and Mahmud Behruzian, “Parviz” has previously been screened at several international events. 
 
It won the Silver Apricot, the runner-up award, at the 10th Golden Apricot International Film Festival in Yerevan, Armenia this year in July.
 
The closing ceremony of the IFFK was held on December 12.
 
Bangladeshi director Kamaleswar Mukherjee received the Silver Crow Pheasant Award for the Best Director for “Meghe Dhaka Taara”
 
“Errata” by Argentinean director Ivan Vescovo won the Silver Crow Pheasant Award for Best Debut Film and the Audience Award for Best Film went to “101 Questions” by Malayalam director Sidhartha Siva.
 
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