“The Contrary Route” shines at the 24th Shanghai International Film Festival

THE CONTRARY ROUTE receives two awards at the 24th Shanghai International Film Festival.
According to the PR department of Farabi Cinema Foundation, the film THE CONTRARY ROUTE, produced, written and directed by Abolfazl Jalili and a product of Farabi Cinema Foundation, won two awards for Best Director and Best Actor (Pooyan Shokri) in the main competition section of the 24th Shanghai International Film Festival which was held from June 11 to 20, 2021 in China. Shanghai International Film Festival is known as one of the most important and prestigious cultural events in Asia and the world.
THE CONTRARY ROUTE deals with the issues and dreams of adolescents and the challenges young filmmakers face when entering the world of cinema.
Pooyan Shokri, Mahdiyar Asghari, Masoud Naji, Mohammad Hossein Pakdaman, Faezeh Yousefi, Abbas Taghi Abadi, Fahimeh Momeni, Sam Hasani Pamsari, Helia Hasanzadeh, Hossein Mahroughi, Koroush Khazei, Milad Navabi and… are credited as part of the main cast of this film and other key crew members include Hossein Navabi (sound-recordist), Maryam Ashrafi (production manager), Mohammad Moradi Fakhr (assistant DOP), Hossein Nabavi and Milad Jalili (assistant director), and Soheil Sedeghi (production assistant).