Made by Sahra Fathi and Saeed Dashti, the film was presented at the market on the sidelines of this year’s edition of the Cannes Film Festival.
‘A Poetess’ is about Sara who is hesitant to choose between aborting her child and immigrate, or stay in her country. Considering arguments and issues with her husband and by realizing the truth about him, she makes up her mind and plans for a new future.
The cast list of the movie includes Amir Jafari, Linda Kiani, Nima Shabannejad, and the director Fathi.
‘A Poetess’ won the award for the best foreign film at the California Women’s Film Festival in the US.
The Cannes Festival attracts some 45,000 people, of whom around 4,500 are journalists.
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The 75th edition of Cannes Film Festival is currently underway from May 17-28, 2022.