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The Pfeiffer Award went to “Leila Brothers”

According to Fars News Agency, quoting Variety, hours before the closing ceremony of Cannes Film Festival and the awarding of the Palme d’Or to the festival, the International Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci) awarded its International Critics’ Award for the best film in the main competition to “Leila Brothers”. Donated. A villager also presented this award to the people of Abadan. The Pfeiffer jury, led by Egyptian filmmaker Ahmed Shawqi, praised “Leila Brothers” for its director’s ability to create compelling storytelling, show cultural perspectives, depict a small world of dysfunctional patriarchy, and freely and joyfully change the film’s tones.

According to Fars, on the first day of the screening of “Leila Brothers”, critics of French magazines present at the Cannes Film Festival and critics of Screen Daily did not welcome Saeed Roustaie’s new film and gave it a much lower rating than some other works in Cannes. . However, in the last day or two, different opinions have been formed about the movie “Leila Brothers” and some polls have stated that the chances of the Leila brothers to win one of the main awards in the competition section are very high. Some media outlets have even reported that the village film won the Palme d’Or after the names of the winners were revealed.

The film Leila Brothers, as the representative of Iranian cinema in this period of Cannes Film Festival, is about a woman named Leila (Taraneh Alidosti) who, at the age of forty, has spent her whole life caring for her parents and 4 brothers and has a stressful family. It is under the pressure of multiple loans. While her brothers are struggling to make ends meet, Leila is plotting.

The Leila brothers are written and directed by Saeed Roustaei and star in the songs of Alidosti, Peyman Maadi, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Farhad Aslani and Saeed Poursamimi, and are internationally distributed by Wild Bunch.

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