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Iran’s 500 Shekels of Gold to be premiered in Cannes Filmfest

Iranian director Sahrzad Dadgar’s short film, 500 Shekels of Gold, has been selected for the Short Film Corner of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival in France.

First screened at Picture of the Year, 500 Shekels of Gold will be premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2015 in Cannes, France.

Produced by Saeid Honaramouz, the movie revolves around the life of a couple, Amir and Sima, expecting a baby who is diagnosed with Down Syndrome. Sima faces a dilemma about whether to keep the baby or have an abortion.

The cast includes Elham Korda, Morteza Esmaeil Kashi, Rabe Madani, Bahare Riahi and Siamak Safari.
The 68th edition of Cannes will take place from May 13-24 in France.

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