The Rebirth of Rostam - 2006
Directed by Saied Ghahari
Director Saied Ghahari re-imagines Ferdowsi's tale of "Rostam and Sohrab" from the "Shahnameh" with the aid of computer animation. The movie depicts Rostam's rise to power, the birth of his son Sohrab, and the tragic meeting the two warriors have on the battlefield.
Color, 50 minutes, Farsi
|Saied Ghahari||Rostam, Ferdowsi|
|Mehran Ghahari||Gord Affarid|
|Ali Akbar Aboutorabi||Kavous Shah, King Afrasiab|
|Mahbod Riahi||Give, Hooman|
|Production Designer||Ashish Nangia|
|Sound Mixer||Andrea Girardi
The movie bookends with Ferdowsi struggling to write his epic masterpiece.
Rostam fights the Div-e Safid, the demon's skull will soon become Rostam's helmet.
The birth of Sohrab.
The plotting of the wicked King Afrasiab.
The siege on Persia's northern front.
Archers of Afrasiab's army attack the northern outpost.
Takht-e Jamshid (or Persepolis in the West) is recreated.
A messenger hurries through the Great Hall to bring word of the attack to the King.
Sohrab fights Rostam.
Rostam questions the identity of his foe.
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