News ID: 279537
Published: 0146 GMT January 17, 2021

Bangladesh to screen Iran’s ‘Metamorphosis in the Slaughterhouse’

Bangladesh to screen Iran’s ‘Metamorphosis in the Slaughterhouse’

The Iranian film, ‘Metamorphosis in the Slaughterhouse,’ will be screened at the International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh, from January 30 to February 5.

Directed by Javad Daraee, and produced by Mehdi Kouhzadeh, the film narrates the story of a family who must move from their village, ifilmtv.com reported.

Shadi was a little girl when her parents were accused of murdering a girl and thus killed by the villagers. She was then adopted by her uncle and grew up under his care. Now, Shadi must face the problems caused by the village residents.

A coproduction of Iran, Germany, and Canada, ‘Metamorphosis in the Slaughterhouse’ has been screened at different global events, including the International Film Festival Cyprus, Salerno International Film Festival and the EFEBO D’ORO International Film and Fiction Awards, both in Italy.

Fariba Talebi, Saeed Ahmadi, Fariba Torkashvand, Farahnaz Manafi-Zaher, Rahmat Sekarkhandeh, Foujan Ahmadi, Mahshid Khosravi, Iman Sarraf, Arezou Balali-Dehkordi, Sarina Yousefi, Mohammad Eqlimi, Amir-Abbas Qazaee, and Avin Kouhzadeh are among the film’s cast.

The Bengali festival is an annual week-long film festival held countrywide, showcasing full-length features, short films, and experimental films made for and by children from around the world.

Launched in 2008, the festival is one of the biggest film events in Bangladesh and also the country’s only international cinematic event for children and young adults.

 

 

   
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