'The Dark Room' takes best film at Hanoi International Film Festival

Festival also showcases local films as the Vietnam Cinema Department becomes more proactive in film financing.

Iranian director Rouhollah Hejazi’s The Dark Room was named best film at the 5th Hanoi International Film Festival (Haniff), while Poland’s Piotr Domalewski won best director for Silent Night and the jury award went to Serbian director Vladimir Todorovic’s Pale Folk.

A total of 12 international feature films making at least their Asian premieres were in competition. Other award winners include Signal Rock from the Philippines, which won best actor for Christian Bables, and Vietnam’s Summer In Closed Eyes, which took

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