Art and Experience: The 31st Mar del Plata International Film Festival, which is currently underway in the Argentine city, is screening three Iranian films in its various sections.
“Lanturi” by Reza Dormishian has been selected for the special screenings section of the festival, which will run until November 27.
The film tells the story of a gang member Pasha who runs amok because Maryam, a socially committed, self-confident journalist, does not reciprocate his feelings. The badly injured young woman demands lex talionis – the law, applicable in Iran, of “an eye for an eye”.
“Take Me Home”, Abbas Kiarostami’s documentary about the south of Italy, is among the films selected for the Panorama Section.
In addition, “76 Minutes and 15 Seconds With Kiarostami”, a montage film made by Kiarostami’s close friend Seifollah Samadian, will go on screen in the Film on Film, a non-competitive section at the event.