80 countries to screen Iranian film on Ronaldo
Mohammad Hossein Latifi’s film on the Brazilian soccer player Ronaldo will
go on screen in about 80 countries.
Entitled “Number 9,” the film is about a 13-year-old Palestinian girl who
dies before her dream of meeting Ronaldo comes true.
“The film is an international project which is not produced for Iranian
cinemas so that we are not applying for a screening license in Iran,” the
film producer Mansur Sohrabpur told the Persian service of FNA.
Three international film companies declared that they are ready to
distribute the film in different countries, he added.
“Ronaldo will star in the film but there are some options involving Lebanon
that concern the film’s actress which have not been finalized yet,” he
The film will be shot in Lebanon in autumn and will take two months, he