Tehran (IP) - Asghar Farhadi’s "A Hero" has been chosen to represent Iranian cinema at the Academy Awards 2022.

Iran PressIran news: Farhadi has won the Oscar two times for 'A Separation' and 'The Salesman.' This is the fifth time he has represented Iran in the Oscar, making him the joint-most submitted director from the country with Majid Majidi.

A Hero debuted at Cannes to solid reviews and won its Grand Prix prize in its main competition.

The film stars Amir Jadidi as a man in prison because of a debt he cannot pay. During a two-day leave, he tries to convince his creditor to withdraw his complaint against the payment of part of the sum, but things don't go as planned.

The 94th Academy Awards are due to be held on March 27, 2022. 


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