Requiem of Snow
Found in: Iranian films
Requiem of Snow is a 2005 film written by Iranian screenwriter Sholeh Shariati and directed by the Kurdish-Iranian director Jamil Rostami. It is a joint production of Iran and Iraq and also the first film to represent Iraq in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Oscars.
In a village stricken by drought, people are praying for rain and a Kurdish girl is trying to escape from an arranged marriage when she runs into a stranger.
Best Director Award, 8th Olympia International Film Festival for Chirdren and Young People, 2005, Greece.
Crystal Simorgh Award, Best Director, Fajr Film Festival, 2005, Iran.
Review by Robert Koehler, Variety.
Awards, Olympia International Film Festival, Greece, 2005.
Requiem of Snow, Official website.