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BTS for ‘The Last Fiction’ goes online

Behind-the-Scenes doc for Iran’s animation ‘The Last Fiction’ goes online.

The Behind-the-Scenes documentary for Ashkan Rahgozar’s acclaimed animation ‘The Last Fiction’ has been made available online.

The VoD screenings for Pardis Parmoun’s new doc titled ‘The Story of the Last Fiction’ was launched this Monday December 07.

The newly-released documentary details the facts behind the production of a multiple award-winning animated masterpiece, ‘The Last Fiction’.

The original film 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 film has gained international recognition not only by being Iran’s representative at the Academy Awards in the US, but also by taking part in various global film events which won it various awards.

The best music award at the Bucheon Int’l Fantastic Film Festival in S. Korea, the Best Animated Film award at the San Diego Int’l Kids’ Film Festival in the US and the best animation award at the Southern Cone Int’l Film Festival in Chile are some of the global honors gained by the flick.

Rahgozar’s movie has so far been screened online internationally in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives and Nepal and the US.

The animation has some top-rating voice actors who are familiar faces to ifilm viewers.

Hamed BehdadHassan PourshiraziLeila HatamiShaqayeq FarahaniAshkan KhatibiParviz Parastouee, Bita Farrahi, Melika Sharifinia, Baran Kosari, Banipal Shomoun and Farrokh Nemati are also among the cast members of the feature.