Written in Stone

Synopsis: 

This film by Iranian director Farhad Pakdel reflects on the intimate connections between today’s lives and the lives of those who have come before. From the present to the past, a young woman and her brother trace the history of their ancestors through traditional stone carving in Shiraz, Iran, in the center of the ancient Persian homeland. Their journey takes them to historic sites and monuments, including Persepolis and monuments to revered Iranian poets, as they pay homage to their father on the anniversary of his death.

Director: 
Farhad Pakdel
Producers: 
Davoud Samavati
Completion Year: 
2014
Duration: 
19 min