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Oscar-nominated ‘A Hero’ to headline World Cinema section at IFFK 2022

Web Desk‌Updated: Sunday Mar 13, 2022

The World Cinema section at the 26th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK 2022) will showcase the much-awaited Oscar-nominated film, A Hero.

Two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi’s celebrated film which depicts the protagonist's battle between his needs and his conscience is the Iranian filmmaker's ninth feature film. The story follows the desperate events in the life of Rahim on his two-day break from an ongoing jail term.
Winner of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival award, Asia Pacific Screen Awards and Critics Association of Central Florida Awards among many others, A Hero has made waves globally. This is the third outing for Farhadi at the Oscars.
IFFK 2022 will be held in Thiruvananthapuram from March 18 – 25.