Festival Tous Courts honors “Retouch” 

December 4, 2017

TEHRAN – Iranian director Kaveh Mazheri’s acclaimed movie “Retouch” received the special jury prize for the best film at the 35th Festival Tous Courts, an international short film festival in Aix-en-Provence, France on Saturday.

The film is about a young woman whose husband is trapped under a barbell during a workout, but she declines to save him and, consequently, he dies.

“Written/Unwritten” by Adrian Silisteanu from Romania received the Grand Prix of the festival, while “Why I Wrote the Bible” by Alexandre Steiger from France won the audience award.

Photo: A scene from “Retouch” by Kaveh Mazaheri

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