TEHRAN – “Crazy Face” and “I Am Diego Maradona” garnered 11 nominations each at the 33rd Fajr Film Festival, Iran’s most important film gala, the organizers announced on Monday.
Produced by Bita Mansuri, "Crazy Face” received 11 nominations, including best film, best director for Abolhassan Davudi, best actress for Tannaz Tabatabaii, best cinematographer, best screenplay and best music.
The film narrates the real-life adventures of several Iranian youth who get to know each other through internet social networks, and follows the failed aftermath of their relations.
The family drama "I Am Diego Maradona” by producer Javad Noruzbeigi has been nominated in the best film category.
Other nominations include best director and best screenwriter for Bahram Tavakkoli, best actress for Golab Adineh, best editor, best sound recorder and best stage and costume designer.
"I Am Diego Maradona” is about the domestic problems of two married sisters coming from two different social and economic levels.
In addition, "Love Season”, a film on infidelity by filmmaker Alireza Raisian, stands next with nominations in 10 categories.
Winners are scheduled to be announced during the closing ceremony of the event on February 11.