‘Retouch’ wins Audience Award in Portugal

TEHRAN, Jul. 18 (MNA) – Iranian director Kaveh Mazaheri’s ‘Retouch’ won the Audience Award at 25th Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival in Portugal and the film crew presented the award to the late math genius Maryam Mirzakhani.

Produced by the Iranian Young Cinema Society, short movie Retouch is about a young woman whose husband is trapped under a halter during a workout, but she declines to save him and, consequently, he dies.

The film has won the award for best short film at the 18th Iran Cinema Celebration and Best Film Award at Iran's 34th Fajr Film Festival. Retouch will enjoy its next international screening at the 57th Kraków Film Festival in Poland.

Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals in Portugal, reaching its 25th edition on 2017. Assuming as main objective the promotion and diffusion of cinematographic and audio-visual works, selected according to a quality criteria, Curtas Vila do Conde focus on the discovery of new films and filmmakers and also on the recognized legacy of Cinema.

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