Siyavosh at Persepolis – Iran, 1965, color, 100′ – out of competition
by Férydoun Rahnéma
Script Férydoun Rahnéma, based on “Shahnameh” by Ferdowsi – Cinematography Petrus Palian – Music Fuzie Majd – Cast Minou Farjad, Marva Nabili, Abbas Moayeri – Production
Asana Film, Djame Djam, Iran Film
The film tells the story of Crown Prince Siyavash who leaves his homeland in order to avoid dishonoring his father. He marries the daughter of the local king Afrasiab, but is betrayed and murdered.