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The Last Fiction

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Based on the classic Iranian tale "The Shahnameh" ("The Book of Kings") by Ferdowsi, this film follows Zahak's treacherous rise to the throne in Jamkard in Persia. The young and naïve hero Afaridoun will have to save the kingdom and its people from darkness. But he must first conquer his own demons in this portrayal of Persian mythology which reveals human nature.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Last Fiction

    Directed by: Ashkan RAHGOZAR


    • "King Ram", "Bomrani "Ishala"" (2015)
    • "Cut...!" (2013)
    • "Toi... !"/"You...!" (2009)

    Country: Iran

    Year of production: 2018

    Running time: 01 h 40 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film out of competition

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Ashkan RAHGOZAR

    Production: HOORAKHSH STUDIOS, Alireza-Ehsan RAHGOZAR

    Based on: "The Book of Kings", Ferdowsi

    Artistic direction: Ashkan Rahgozar

    Script: Ashkan Rahgozar

    Graphics: Ashkan Rahgozar, Sina Pakzad Kasra, Kiavash Jahed Parsa

    Storyboard: Ashkan Rahgozar, Soha Sooroori

    Layout: Babak Arjmand, Reyhaneh Mirhashemi

    Sets: Alireza Malmiri, Rasoul Rezaijoo

    Animation: Reyhaneh Mirhashemi, Babak Arjmand, Hamed Shamloo, Negin Khajehe, Mahshad Monaghash Sanati

    Camera: Negar Sadri, Goli Sharif Bakhtiar

    Compositing: Negar Sadri, Goli Sharif Bakhtiar

    Music: Christophe Rezai

    Sound: Alireza Alavian

    Editing: Zhinoos Pedram

    Voice: Leila Hatami, Parviz Parastouei, Hamed Behdad, Ashkan Khatibi, Akbar Zanjanpour, Banipal Shoomoon, Bita Farahi, Farokh Nemati, Shaghayegh Farahani, Baran Kosari, Zoheir Yari, Majid Mozafari, Hassan Pourshirazi