Ljubljana (IP) – Iranian film "Hit the Road", a movie by Iranian director Panah Panahi, won the Kingfisher Award, the main award handed out at the Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFE) in Slovenia.

Iran PressEurope: The jury lauded the film for its subtle yet penetrating treatment of humanity’s woes and for depicting migrations “beyond all clichés.”

"Hit the Road" follows a chaotic, tender family that is on a road trip across a rugged landscape and fussing over the sick dog and getting on each others' nerves. Only the mysterious older brother is quiet.

“One of humanity’s greatest tragedies unfolds before us with a subtle sense of humor,” the jurors stated.

"Hit the Road" has already received the top prize at the London Film Festival and an honorable mention at the Philadelphia Film Festival.


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