Winners

One day nine-year-old Yahya and his friend Leyla find a precious statue. Sharing a passion for cinema, Yahya's boss Naser Khan (Reza Naji) decides to help them find the owner.

Year: 2022

Writer/Director: Hassan Nazer

Producers: Nadira Murray (Sylph Productions), Paul Welsh (Edge City Films)

Executive Producer: Jennifer Armitage

Starring: Reza Naji 

Screen Scotland funding:  The film accessed £50,000 National Lottery and Scottish Government funding through Screen Scotland’s Film Production and Development Fund to support the debut film from Scottish producer Nadira Murray.


Synopsis

In a small provincial Iranian town, the children work hard to support their families. One day nine-year-old Yahya and his friend Leyla find a precious statue. Sharing a passion for cinema, Yahya's boss Naser Khan (Reza Naji) decides to help them find the owner.

Still from Winners -Reza on Rail Tracks, courtesy of Sylph Productions 2022Still from Winners - Reza on Rail Tracks, courtesy of Sylph Productions 2022

More information

World Premiere: Edinburgh International Film Festival 2022