'A Hero' by Asghar Farhadi has been chosen to represent Iran in this year’s International Oscar category.
This is the fifth time Farhadi has represented Iran in the race; he is a two-time Oscar winner for 'A Separation' and 'The Salesman'.
Preciously, 'A Hero' attended Cannes Film Festival that gained strong reviews and won the festival’s Grand Prix prize in its main competition.
Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Raana Azadivar, Fereshteh Sadr Orafai and Sarina Farhadi are among the cast members of the flick.
The plot of 'A Hero' is about Rahim, who is imprisoned because unable to repay a debt. Amazon Studios has acquired US rights to the Iranian film.