• Wed / 18 December 2019 / 14:56
  • Category: Culture and Art
  • News Code: 98092720829
  • Journalist : 71477

“The Last Fiction” qualified for 92nd Academy Awards Best Picture

“The Last Fiction” qualified for 92nd Academy Awards Best Picture

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian animated film “The Last Fiction” directed by Ashkan Rahgozar has been introduced as one of the 344 qualified films to vie at the Best Picture category of the 92nd Academy Awards.

Being one of the industry-leading animations in Iran cinema history, ‘The Last Fiction’ had already made into the list of the toon hopefuls to vie for the final five nominees in the Animated Feature Film Oscar category along with 32 features.  

The 120-minute animation is based on the story of 'Zahhak', a tale from an Iranian national epic "The Shahnameh" (Book of Kings), written by Iranian poet Abolqasem Ferdowsi.

The film won recognition and was presented as one of the best ongoing projects at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France.

It was also invited to the Marché du Film (lit. Film Market), which is the business counterpart of the Cannes Film Festival and one of the largest film markets in the world.

‘The Last Fiction’ has gone on screen at a number of global film events, including the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Australia.

Nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards will be announced on January 13, 2020 and the Oscars will be presented on February 9, 2020 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, California.

End Item

Follow us on Twitter @Isna_Int

Comments

You are replying to: .