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The Last Shah
The Last Shah

THE LAST SHAH

Der Schah und der Ayatollah

Directed by Holger Preuße
Germany, 2019
Documentary, History, TV Movie

Synopsis

Forty years ago, a revolution in Iran led by Ayatollah Khomeini overthrew the ruler Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and with this a monarchy that had lasted over 2,500 years. Islamic fundamentalism triumphs, heralding a new challenge for global politics.

Synopsis

Forty years ago, a revolution in Iran led by Ayatollah Khomeini overthrew the ruler Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and with this a monarchy that had lasted over 2,500 years. Islamic fundamentalism triumphs, heralding a new challenge for global politics.