‘Release from Heaven’ wins at Gold Movie Awards

TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Iranian animated piece ‘Release from Heaven’ directed by Ali Noori Oskouei has won Best Animation award at the 1st edition of Gold Movie Awards in London, UK.

Every month, the Gold Movie Awards, a film festival named after the Greek goddess of victory Nike, awards its statuettes to the best movies entered in the contest; monthly winners have the honor to attend the annual event that will take place in London on January 11, 2018.

‘Release from Heaven’ directed by Ali Noori Oskouei has been selected as the October edition winner of the Best Animation Award at the festival.

Set in a war-torn country, ‘Release from Heaven’ is the story of a female writer and teacher who has to accompany two of her students on a life changing journey.

The 76-minute animated film is directed by Ali Noori Oskouei, written by Majid Asoodegan, and produced by Ali Noori Oskouei and Seyed Vahid Olyaee.

‘Release from Heaven’ has so far won a number of international awards including the Grand Prize for Best Animation category at SICAF film festival in South Korea, Best Feature Animation Award at the summer edition of Hong Kong International Film Festival, and Best Animation Award at the Animation Day of the 70th edition Cannes Film Festival.

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