Ferdowsi and the People

Hossein Torabi • 36m

فردوسی و مردم Directed by Hossein Torabi • 1977 • Iran A documentary about Ferdowsi, the great Persian poet of 9th century, the creator epic Shahnameh (the book of kings). The film examines the impacts of the poet and his masterpiece, almost one thousand years after its creation, on Iran and Iranian people in the late 1970’s, the last years before the revolution.