TEHRAN – (Iranart) Reza Mirkarimi, the director of acclaimed movie “Daughter”, has been selected for the jury of the 39th Moscow International Film Festival, which will be held from June 22 to 29.
Other members of the panel are Finnish director Jorn Johan Donner, Spanish director and screenwriter Albert Serra and Italian actress Ornella Muti.
Iranian director Kaveh Mazaheri’s short film “Retouch” will compete in the festival this year.
The film is about a young woman whose husband is trapped under a barbell during a workout, but she declines to save him and, consequently, he dies.
Last year, “Daughter” won the Golden George for the best film at the 38th edition of the Moscow International Film Festival. In addition, Farhad Aslani was named best actor for his role in the film.