‘Retouch’ loses seat at original list of Academy Awards

TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (MNA) – Iranian successful short 'Retouch', which has already won different awards at international film festivals, lost the opportunity to take part in 2018 Academy Awards original list.

‘Retouch’ directed by Iranian director Kaveh Mazaheri, who has already been awarded titles at prestigious competitions Tribeca, Krakow and Palm Springs, recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is not going to represent Iran in the 2018 Oscar contest.

‘Retouch’ latest achievement was winning the best film prize (Special mention prize in international competition WHOLE WIDE WORLD) at Zuberoffka International Short Film Festival in Poland, which was held on December 6-10, 2017.

‘Retouch’ tells the tragic story of a young woman whose husband dies before her eyes. Farnoush Samadi’s second short film is about a woman who has witnesses a crime on the bus on her way back home. The film tells her struggle over whether to reveal the crime or keep it a secret. It is co-written by Samadi and Ali Asgari, Filmnetnews.ir reported.

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