Sacher Film to distribute “Nader and Simin” in Italy

March 8, 2011 - 0:0

TEHRAN -- Sacher Film has announced the company has received the franchise to distribute Iranian film “Nader and Simin: A Separation” in Italy.

The film, which won the Golden Bear of the Berlin film festival in February this year, will be premiere in Italian theaters in June.
Sacher Film is a production and distribution company. Nanni Moretti and his long-time friend Angela Barbagallo established it in 1987.
A portrayal of the break-up of a marriage, “Nader and Simin: A Separation” won the Golden Bear for the best film at the Berlin film festival and its cast ensemble received the best actor and actress Silver Bears at the event.
The film is scheduled for screening in movie theaters in Germany beginning July 14.
Directed by Asghar Farhadi, “Nader and Simin” is expected to turn up in next year’s foreign language category of the Academy Awards.
Photo: Leila Hatami in a scene from “Nader and Simin: A Separation” (Photo by Habib Majidi)