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Monday, 09 February 2009 10:12

Japan Wins Eastern Vista Simorgh

Japan’s “Best Wishes for Tomorrow” won the Crystal Simorgh Prize for the Eastern Vista (competition of Asian cinema) of the 27th International Fajr Film Festival.
Takashi Koizumi’s 110-minute movie received the award from the jury of the section of the festival on February 3 at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall.
South Korean Jeon Soo-Il awarded the best director of the section for his movie “With a Girl of a Black Soil”.

Crystal Symorgh for feature debut went to Afghanistan’s Barmak Akram for “Kabul Kid”.
“I am happy that the prestigious Fajr film festival awarded a prize to an Afghan director,” Barmak said. “I dedicate my prize to the late Asghat Shahverdi.”

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