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Iranian film is Brit Oscar contender

The BBC's Tom Brook talks to an Iran-born, London based filmmaker about how his movie has become the UK's official submission in the best foreign language film category at the Oscars.

A film set in Tehran, with a cast of Iranian actors, and dialogue in Persian, has become Britain's official submission in the Oscars best foreign language film category this year.

All this is very good news for Under the Shadow's London-based Iran-born director.

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.