immagine gff 2022




Category: Edition 2022

In the slums of a Kurdish town in Iran, Hakim, a teenage boy, is forced by his father to take part in races linked to illegal gambling. One night, before a race, Hakim discovers that the rules of the game have changed: now he has to run for his life.

Original Title Russian Vodka
Category Official Competition
Section Parental Experience
Tipology Short Film
Duration 18' 54"
Production Year 2021
Nationality Iran
Directed by Seyed Payam Hosseini
Screenplay Seyed Payam Hosseini, Ako Zand Karimi
Main cast Mardin Sheikh Ahmadi, Bakhtiar Panjei, Ardeshir Khodadoust, Farshid Gavili
Produced by Seyed Payam Hosseini

Headshot d6f5689e2a headshotSeyed Payam Hosseini

Born in Sanandaj, Iran in 1990, the film director and managing director of the Priya Film Haghighat production company studied architecture and is a graduate of the Iranian Young Cinema Association. He won the Jury Mentioned Award in Generation K Plus, Berlinale 2020 for his Last Short Film THE KITES.

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