Date: August 22
Source: Press TV
Iranian feature-length movie Someone Wanna Talk to You directed by Manouchehr Hadi joins a group of Iranian productions which will be screened at the 2012 edition of Montreal World Film Festival.
Hadi’s movie will experience its first international screening at the non-competitive section of Focus on World Cinema in the 36th Montreal World Film Festival.
Someone Wanna Talk to You as a melodrama, is based on a simple story, but with a complex narrating technique.
Amir Dormishian’s Hatred, Saman Moqaddam’s A Simple Love Story, Mani Haqiqi’s Modest Reception and Rasoul Sadr-Ameli’s Waiting for A Miracle are other Iranian cinematic representatives that will be presented in different sections of the festival.
Iranian filmmaker Bahram Tavakkoli's movie Here without Me, a contemporary Iranian adaptation of Tennessee Williams' Glass Menagerie, was lauded at the previous edition of the festival.
The film's lead actress Fatemeh Motamed-Aria won the Best Actress Prize of the grand Canadian festival.
Some 432 films from 80 countries will be showcased during the festival, in a bid to encourage cultural diversity and understanding among nations. The festival further seeks to foster the cinema of all continents by stimulating the development of quality cinema and to promote filmmakers and innovative works.
The 2012 edition of Montreal World Film Festival will take place from August 23 to September 3.