18 February 2019 - 11:02
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Oscar-winning director to judge Tehran Int'l Animation Festival

Tehran, Feb 18, IRNA – Acclaimed Dutch animator and Oscar-winning director, Michael Dudok de Wit, will be a jury member of the 11th Tehran International Animation Film Festival, the event secretary said on Monday.

Mohammadreza Karimi Saremi, said Dudok de Wit, director of 'Father and Daughter', will deliver a speech on the sidelines of the festival on March 7 in Tehran.

The festival is slated to be held on March 3-7 in the Iranian capital.

Dudok de Wit is also known for his work on 'The Red Turtle' (2016), 'The Monk and the Fish' (1994).

'Father and Daughter' animation narrates a story of a father says goodbye to his young daughter and leaves. The daughter is shown growing up, becoming a young woman, getting married and eventually becoming an old lady, while within her there is always deep longing for her father.

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