Iranian movies line up for Uruguay festival

April 14, 2019

TEHRAN – Four Iranian movies will be competing in various sections of the 37th Uruguay International Film Festival, which will be held in Montevideo from April 17 to 27.

Vahid Jalilvand’s acclaimed drama “No Date, No Signature”, Iran’s submission to the 2018 Oscars, will be screened in Panorama, dedicated to international feature films.

“Dressage” by Puya Badkubeh has been selected to screen in the New Filmmaking Competition, while “Counter-Clockwise” by Pedram Yazdani and “Lunch Time” by Alireza Qasemi will compete in the international short films section.

The festival will open with a screening of “Deslembro”, a co-production from Brazil, France and Qatar by Flavia Castro. It will come to an end with “Real Love” by Claire Burger from France.

Fifteen movies, including “So Long, My Son” by Wang Xiaoshuai from China, “Present. Perfect” by Shengze Zhu from the United States and Hong Kong, and “Piranhas” by Claudio Giovannesi from Italy will be screened in the official competition.

Photo: “No Date, No Signature” by Vahid Jalilvand.

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