Iran’s Tanabandeh wins best actor award at Venice’s Horizons section
11 September 2022

Iran’s Tanabandeh wins best actor award at Venice’s Horizons section

Venice, IRNA – Iran’s Mohsen Tanabandeh on Saturday won the Orizzonti (Horizons) award for best actor at the 79th Venice International Film Festival in Italy. Tanabandeh was awarded the prize in the Orizzonti section for performing in the film “World War III” by Houman Seyedi. The film tells the story of a worker named Shakib, and played by Tanabandeh, who loses his wife and child in an earthquake, and then meets a deaf girl called Ladan. Shakib finds work as a builder on a construction site which is actually the set of a film about the atrocities committed by Hitler. When the actor playing Hitler gets sick, Shakib is chosen to play the role… Follow us on Twitter @IrnaEnglish