One of the strengths of the series was the performance of the late Mohammad-Ali Keshavarz, who played the role of the father, a pillar of the family who wants to gather his family all together.
According to reviews, the 1990s series mirrors the life of people of its time and the transition from traditional to modern life.
Written by Ali-Akbar Mahloujian, ‘The Patriarch’ attracted many audiences when it was premiered, and its great dialogues have remained memorable even after some decades of its first airing.
The series, which is rich of moral lessons, was also well-received by nations across the world, as it has been dubbed into other languages such as Arabic and English.
Besides Keshavarz, Mahmoud Pakniyyat, Katayoun Riahi, Kamand Amir-Soleymani, Jamileh Sheykhi, and Hamideh Kheirabadi have appeared in ‘The Patriarch’.
‘The Patriarch’ goes on ifilm TV every day at 21:00 GMT.