The prominent Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s latest drama “A Hero” has been nominated for the 79th Annual Golden Globe Awards in the Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language category.

Iran PressAmericaAsghar Farhadi’s latest drama, A Hero, has received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. It is the only film from the Middle East to receive a nomination. It competes with Russia’s Compartment No. 6, Japan’s Drive My Car, Italy’s The Hand of God and Spain’s Parallel Mothers.

The drama, the fourth by Farhadi, had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year where it won the Grand Prix. It is also Iran’s official Oscar entry for 2022 and will be released in US theaters on January 7 before it launches online on Amazon Prime Video on January 21, The National reported.

The film follows the story of Rahim (Amir Jadidi), a family man who is imprisoned because of a debt that he is unable to repay. When on a two-day leave from prison, he tries to convince his creditor to cancel the complaint against him, but events then spiral out of control.


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