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'Beyond The Clouds' to premiere at BFI London Film Festival

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Majid Majidi's upcoming directorial venture "Beyond The Clouds" will have its world premiere at the BFI Film Festival in the competition category.

Starring and in the lead roles, "Beyond The Clouds" is the official selection in the competition category that will take place on October 13 and 14.

"This is the first feature film I have made out of my country Iran, an experience which I was waiting for years to happen. 'Beyond The Clouds' is an extension of my cinematic beliefs, the roots of which lie in human values, love, friendship and family bonding.

"It is a story of a brother and sister like 'Children of Heaven', with the difference being that the siblings are grown ups and tackle greater conflicts with the backdrop of the bustling city of Mumbai," Majidi said in a statement.

The lead cast- Ishaan and Malavika, along with the filmmaker will be present in for the premiere.

"Acclaimed Iranian director Majid Majidi brings a powerful outsider eye to in this compelling, visually stunning film driven by an extraordinary debut performance from Ishaan Khattar.

"Anil Mehta's breathtaking cinematography and the evocative score by Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman bring additional depth to Majidi's visionary filmmaking and we are very proud to present its world premiere in official competition at the BFI Film Festival," London Film Festival director Clare Stewart said.

The film is produced by Zee Studios, Shareen Mantri Kedia and Kishor Arora of Namah Pictures.

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First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 10:57 IST