The film, which premiered in 32 countries including the US, India, Russia and Spain, will be offered on VoD platforms in Iran as of September 7, 2020.
Directed by Ashkan Rahgozar, the animation is the first feature length toon that has so far won 15 national and international awards around the globe, including the Best Animation award at the Epic ACG Fest in the US.
‘The Last Fiction’ is based on one of the epic stories of Abolghasem Ferdowsi’s masterpiece, Shahnameh (or the Book of Kings).
When Jamshid gains victory over the devils with the help of God, he surrenders himself to pride. This is when he loses God’s blessings and what comes next for him is a big defeat by Zahhak. Zahhak topples Jamshid and becomes the king. In fact, the most devilish king of all times.
The animation has some top-rating voice actors who are familiar faces to ifilm viewers, including Hamed Behdad, Hassan Pourshirazi, Leila Hatami, Shaqayeq Farahani, Ashkan Khatibi and Parviz Parastouee.