The flick with a focus on Syrian children and the country’s Kobani town has gone through 4 months pre-production, a Monday local media report said, noting it will go into the filming stage soon.
Kobani, alternatively spelled Kobane, is a Kurdish region that lies at the Turkish-Syrian border.
The pic will be shooting in Kobani, the report said.
Iran film ‘the cage’ is at the helm of Abedin Mahdavi who is a director and photojournalist zeroing in on war children and crisis. He has made at least 40 films about children in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sudan, Somalia, Haiti, Colombia and Ethiopia.
‘The Cage’ is about the rescue of a child based on several true stories in Syria Kobani and resistance against Daesh.