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

Watch Trailer (Farsi w/English subtitles), Watch Scene (Farsi w/English subtitles)

Cast


Saied Ghahari Rostam, Ferdowsi
Reza Nasehi Sohrab
Salome Azizi Tahmineh
Mehran Ghahari Gord Affarid
Ali Akbar Aboutorabi Kavous Shah, King Afrasiab
Mahbod Riahi Give, Hooman
Bijan Danesh Hajir
Hamid Shariatmadari Soldiers

Crew


Writer Maryam Ghahari
Saied Ghahari
Director Saied Ghahari
Producer Mehran Ghahari
Jandark Ghahari
Production Designer Ashish Nangia
Editor Andrea Girardi
Sound Mixer Andrea Girardi
Mauro Giamboi
Music Mauro Giamboi

Pictures


The movie bookends with Ferdowsi struggling to write his epic masterpiece.

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.

Rostam fights the Div-e Safid, the demon's skull will soon become Rostam's helmet.

The birth of Sohrab.

The birth of Sohrab.

The plotting of the wicked King Afrasiab.

The plotting of the wicked King Afrasiab.

The siege on Persia's northern front.

The siege on Persia's northern front.

Archers of Afrasiab's army attack the northern outpost.

Archers of Afrasiab's army attack the northern outpost.

Takht-e Jamshid (or Persepolis in the West) is recreated.

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.

A messenger hurries through the Great Hall to bring word of the attack to the King.

Sohrab fights Rostam.

Sohrab fights Rostam.

Rostam questions the identity of his foe.

Rostam questions the identity of his foe.

DVD


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