“My Second Year in College” star Soha Niasati named best actress at Moscow festival

April 26, 2019 - 18:55

TEHRAN – Soha Niasati, the star of Iranian director Rasul Sadr-Ameli’s drama “My Second Year in College”, was crowned best actress for her role in the film at the 41st Moscow International Film Festival, the organizers announced on Thursday. 

The film is about two close friends who go on an excursion to Isfahan. When one of them falls into a coma, the other one finds that any confrontation turns out to be a new challenge.

Tommi Korpela won the award for best actor for his role in “Void” by Finnish director Aleksi Salmenperä. 

“The Secret of a Leader” by Farhat Sharipov from Kazakhstan was named best film, while Valerio Mastandrea from Italy won the award for best director for his film “Ride”. 

Photo: Fereshteh Arastui (L) and Soha Niasati act in a scene from Iranian director Rasul Sadr-Ameli’s “My Second Year in College”.


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