Wed Jun 6, 2012 12:26PM
Leila Hatami in Ali Mosaffa's 'Last Step'

Leila Hatami in Ali Mosaffa's 'Last Step'

Iranian filmmaker Ali Mosaffa’s latest production is slated to compete at the 2012 edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The Last Step will compete with world and international premieres such as Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy by Italy’s Marco Tullio Giordana and Boy Eating the Bird´s Food by debuting Greek director Ektoras Lygizos. Inspired by James Joyce's The Dead, the film recounts the story of a successful actress and the challenges she faces at work after the death of her husband. Featuring world-renowned Iranian actress Leila Hatami, The Last Step is Mosaffa's second feature-length film and will compete for the Crystal Globe award of the Czech festival, set to be held from June 29 to July 7. The annual Festival has screened and awarded numerous Iranian Films, such as Abdolreza Kahani's Twenty, which won the Special Jury Prize and the Prize of Ecumenical Jury from the event’s 2009 edition. TE/TE
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