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Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Ninety Nine - 24 May 2023
Iran Daily - Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Ninety Nine - 24 May 2023 - Page 8

Cinemas in France to screen Iran’s ‘Derb’

Iranian feature film ‘Derb,’ written and directed by Hadi Mohaqeq, is set to captivate audiences as it hits screens in over 60 cities across France, starting today.
This widespread screening follows the film’s remarkable reception at various international film festivals, where it garnered significant acclaim.
‘Derb’ achieved notable recognition at esteemed events such as the 27th Busan International Film Festival in South Korea, the 45th Festival des 3 Continents in France, and the 40th Fajr Film Festival in Iran, ISNA
Delving into the narrative, the film revolves around an employee of the electricity authority, who undertakes the crucial task of connecting remote homes to the power grid.
Mohaqeq himself takes on a prominent role in ‘Derb,’ alongside actor Mohammad Iqbali.
Notably, the director deliberately chose not to cast renowned actors, prioritizing authenticity and the preservation of believability throughout the film.


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