Tehran (IP) - Nowruz (Persian New Year), a movie by Sohail Movafagh was a successful film in the children and teenagers section, which was screened on Thursday night, on the 8th day of the 42nd Fajr International Film Festival.

Iran PressIran news:   Ali Nasiryan, Shabnam Moghadami, Mehdi Hashemi, and Afshin Hashemi, were the cast in the movie.

Paying attention to national rituals, including Nowruz, is one of the features of the film, which shows that Iranian cinema has somewhat distanced itself from the atmosphere of apartment-style living.

The story depicts the devils' competition with the angels on the way to spring. 

Mohammad Reza Naderi, the producer of the film, stated: Nowruz is a valuable legacy that has taken years to reach us, we must preserve this value.

Still, he complained and said that Iranians do not care about Nowruz as much as deserves.


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