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The Rook

Chess

Directed by Ali Akbar Sadeghi
Iran, 1974
Animation, Short

Synopsis

The Rook is a reference to Persian painting and miniature. The chess board act as witness to a game in progress. The players move their pieces until two kings remain and the game back to continue from the beginning which represent ongoing metaphor of political power games.

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The Rook Directed by Ali Akbar Sadeghi