Oct 29, 2018, 5:01 PM
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Iranian animation wins 2 int'l awards

Tehran, Oct 29, IRNA – An Iranian animation titled 'Run, Rostam, Run' directed by Hossein Molayemi won two awards from Turkey and Italy.

The animation won the award for the best animated movies in Italy's Seventh Visioni Corte International Short Film Festival held from October 15- 22.

It also received the 2000 Lira Award from the 12th Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Film Festival, which was held from October 20-27.

'Run, Rostam, Run' is an eleven-minute two dimensional animation based on the Persian tragedy of Rostam and Sohrab.

Rostam, the Iranian national hero should travel to the future so as to make up for what he had done to his son, Sohrab (he did not know Sohrab is his son and killed him during a wrestling fight), but he had no idea whether to choose the legal way or to proceed illegally.

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