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The Sun King

Malek Khorshid

Directed by Ali Akbar Sadeghi
Iran, 1975
Animation, Short

Synopsis

Based loosely on a tale from The Shahnameh, it follows a wealthy king who has everything a man could possibly want, except for love. One day, while exploring his palace, he discovers a painting of a beautiful woman with a blue rose, and becomes smitten. He goes on a journey in search of her.

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The Sun King Directed by Ali Akbar Sadeghi