Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian film “A Hero” directed by Asghar Farhadi won the Grand Prix at the 74th Cannes Film Festival.
The Grand Prix of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival in France was jointly awarded to Asghar Farhadi “A Hero” and Juho Kuosmanen for “Compartment No. 6”. The Grand Prix, presented by director Oliver Stone, was awarded to two films this year: Asghar Farhadi’s ‘A Hero’ and Juho Kuosmanen’s ‘Compartment n°6’. The 74th annual Cannes Film Festival took place from 6 to 17 July 2021. The 2021 Cannes Festival Jury helmed by Spike Lee announced its list of winning films and filmmakers from the competition.
A Hero tells the story of Rahim, imprisoned because unable to repay a debt. Amazon Studios has acquired US rights to the Iranian film. Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Raana Azadivar, Fereshteh Sadr Orafai and Sarina Farhadi are among the cast members of the flick.