The President

Experienced narrator and native of Iran, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, has made a satirical allegory describing the last days of the fallen dictator of an unknown country. Accompanied by his grandson, he tries to escape and save his life, ever convinced of his own moral superiority.
Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Screenplay: Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Marziyeh Meshkiny
Director of Photography: Konstantin Mindia Esadze
Editor: Hana Makhmalbaf, Marziyeh Meshkiny
Producer: Vladimer Katcharava, Mike Downey, Sam Taylor, Maysam Makhmalbaf
Sales: BAC Films
Print source: BAC Films
Music: Guja Burduli, Tajdar Junaid
Original title: The President
Country: France, Georgia, Germany, United Kingdom
Year of production: 2014
Length (min): 119
Language: English, Georgian
Subtitles: Czech, English
Section: Pocta: Mike Downey
Genre: Drama
Sponsors: British Embassy Prague, British Council

With support

British Embassy Prague
British Council

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