News ID: 200504
Published: 0149 GMT September 13, 2017

19th Iran Cinema Celebration names winners

19th Iran Cinema Celebration names winners

The best of Iranian cinema this year were awarded during a special ceremony of the 19th Iran Cinema Celebration 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 performances this year, Mehr News agency reported.

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 seven.

Best Film award went to ‘The Salesman’ and the Best Director award went to Asghar Farhadi for ‘The Salesman’. Asghar Farhadi’s film also received the Best Script award. In addition, Best Actor award was given to Shahab Hosseini for his role in ‘The Salesman’.  

The following is the complete list of the winners:

Best Actress award went to Leila Hatami for her role in ‘Subdue’.

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)

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