Iran film ‘Cold Sweat’ wins 3 awards in Carcassonne Filmfest in France
Art and Experience: Iran film ‘Cold Sweat’ has succeeded to grab 3 awards from Carcassonne Film Festival in France.
According to a media report, Baran Kosari won Best Actress Award of the event, Soheil Beiraqi grabbed Grand Prize of the festival, and the The Student Award of the event was granted to ‘Cold Sweat’ by the jury panel.
Directed by Soheil Beiraghi, the film focuses on women’s rights. It shows a women’s futsal team while one of the team members who is travel banned has to deal with a challenge at the airport.
The movie’s cast list includes Baran Kosari, Amir Jadidi, Leila Rashidi, Hoda Zeinolabedin, and Sahar Dolatshahi.
The film bagged several nominations and awards at the 36th Fajr Film Festival in Iran including a Crystal Simorgh for the Best Actor in a Leading Role which went to Amir Jadidi and another Crystal Simorgh for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role to Sahar Dolatshahi.
So far, the movie has taken part at the 29th edition of Stockholm International Film Festival in Sweden, and the 9th edition of Cinema and Human Rights Festival in France.
The Carcassonne Festival has been running annually in southern France’s Languedoc region since 2006. Around 250,000 people attend one or more of the events, making it one of the biggest festivals in France.