The entire cast of the film Acrid (Gass) by Iranian director Kiarash Asadizadeh was awarded the best emerging actor honour at the eighth Rome Film Festival.
The film cast includes Pantea Panahi, Roya Javidnia, Ehsan Amani, Shabnam Moghadami, Mahana Normohammadi, Sima Mobarakshahi, Baharan Baniahmadi, Siamak Safari, Mani Gandomkaer and Arsham Talebi.
Tir, a documentary by Albert Fasulo, became the first Italian film to win the Golden Marcus Aurelius award.
Veteran Iranian director Amir Naderi, who’s based in New York, was one of the jurors at this year’s festival.
The 10-day event was attended by an estimated 120,000 people and wrapped up on Saturday.