(Persia Digest) – “Dressage” from Iran has won the Generation section of the Berlin Film Festival 2018.
“Dressage” is Pooya Badkoobeh’s debut feature which is produced by Samira Baradari and Rouhollah Baradari. It has won the Jury Award of the Generation section at the Berlinale.
Ali Mosafa, Shabnam Moghaddami, Houshang Tavakoli, Alireza Sanifar, Alireza Aghakhani, Siamak Adib, Jalal Fatemi, Louis Seifi, Yesna Mir-Tahmasb, Baset Rezaei, Behafarid Ghaffarian, Shayn Fassihzadeh, Ramod Motalebi, and introducing Negar Moghaddam, star in the film. The statement issued by the Jury about the movie reads:
“The feature is narrated smartly, unfolding and affecting us with is complicated, unpredictable evolution. By refusing to join the circle of evil, corruption, lies, and hypocrisy of the middle class false moralism, the protagonist comes across as uncompromising.”
Both screenings of the feature received a wide audience at the Berlinale.