‘Kupal’ to vie at 2 American festivals

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TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (MNA) – Iranian feature ‘Kupal’, directed by Kazem Mollaei, will be screened in the 26th Berkeley International Film Festival and the 5th edition of Portland Film Festival.

Following its continued international screenings, ‘Kupal’ will be showcased in the main competition section of two American festivals as Iran’s sole representative.

Kazem Mollaei’s debut feature ‘Kupal’ narrates the story of a hunter and taxidermist who goes through an unfortunate incident by trapping himself in his basement with little food and no water, having to survive by using creative and desperate means. The storyline of ‘Kupal’ and the tagline is, "you can’t be alone in this world!"

Mollaie, who is both the director and the script writer of Kupal, has previously produced several successful short films and presented them to national and international film festivals. They include 'Please Stay Away from the Red Line'،'Minus' and 'Delete'. 

‘Kupal' will be screened at the 5th edition of Portland Film Festival on November 2, and the 26th Berkeley International Film Festival on November 4. 

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