Art and Experience: The best of Iranian cinema this year were awarded during a special ceremony of the 19th Iran Cinema Celebration on Tue., with Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ scooping the most awards.
The 19th Iran Cinema Celebration, organized by the Iranian House of Cinema annually to observe Iran’s National Day of Cinema, awarded the best cinematic efforts this year during a special ceremony on Tuesday night.
Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winning film ‘The Salesman’ and Narges Abyar’s anti-war drama ‘Breath’ led the nominations each with ten nods, but the latter did not receive any awards while Farhadi’s film snatched six.
The following is the complete list of the winners:
Best Film: The Salesman
Best Director: Asghar Farhadi (The Salesman)
Best Script: Asghar Farhadi (The Salesman)
Best Actress: Leila Hatami (Subdue)
Best Actor: Shahab Hosseini (The Salesman)
Best Supporting Actress: Pantea Panahiha (Red Nail Varnish)
Best Supporting Actor: Farid Sajjadi Hosseini (The Salesman)
Best Editing: Haideh Safiyari (The Salesman)
Best Score: Karen Homayounfar (Arvand)
Best Cinematography: Farshad Mohammadi (Subdue)
Best Sound Mixing: Bahman Ardalan (Subdue)
Best Sound Recording: Babak Ardalan (Subdue)
Best Scenic Design: Keivan Moghadam (The Salesman)
Best Costum Design: Abbas Bolvandi (The Orphanage of Iran)
Best Makeup: Abdollah Eskandari and Mehrdad Mirkiani (Lantouri)
Best Visual Effects: Sina Ghavidel (Subdue)
Best Field Special Effects: Iman Karimian (Vilaeiha)
Best Documentary: Femininity (by Mohsen Ostadali)
Best Short Film: Animal (by Bahman Ark, Bahram Ark)
Best Animation: The Servant (by Farnoush Abedi)