“Nader and Simin” to premiere in Germany

March 3, 2011 - 0:0

TEHRAN – Theaters in Germanys will show the Iranian Golden Bear-winner “Nader and Simin: A Separation” starting on July 14, 2011.

“Nader and Simin: A Separation” won the Golden Bear for the best film at the recent edition of Berlin film festival and the cast ensemble received the best actor and actress Silver Bears at the event.
The film starring, Leila Hatami and Shahab Hosseini, “Nader and Simin: A Separation” tells the story of a couple who are getting a divorce, but the tutorship of their child is causing a dilemma.
The movie was also invited to go on screen at the Hong Kong International Film Festival, which will be held from March 20 to April 5.
The Hollywood Reporter has predicted that Berlin’s big winner “Nader and Simin” is expected to turn up in next year’s foreign language category at the Oscars.
Photo: Merila Zarei (front) and Leila Hatami in a scene from “Nader and Simin: A Separation”