Oct 23, 2021, 1:06 PM
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Farhadi’s ‘A Hero’ to represent Iranian Cinema in 2022 Oscars

Tehran, IRNA - The Iranian jury in charge of submissions for the Academy Awards has picked Ghahreman (A Hero), directed by Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi, to represent the Iranian cinema in the 2022 Oscars.

This is the fifth time Farhadi has represented Iran in the Acadamy Awards, which makes him the joint most submitted director from the country with Majid Majidi. Farhadi has already won the Oscars twice for A Separation and The Salesman.

A Hero was screened for the first time at Cannes Film Festival, in which it managed to win Grand Prix award jointly with "Compartment No. 6," by Juho Kuosmanen.

Farhadi’s ‘A Hero’ to represent Iranian Cinema in 2022 Oscars

A Hero narates the story of Rahim, a man who is behind bars for an unpaid debt, but during a two-day release from jail, he involves in adventures to convince the creditor to pardon. the movie was filmed in Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran.

Renowned actors and actresses such as Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Fereshteh Sard-Orafaie, and Sarina Farhadi starred in the drama.


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