Still Life [tabi'at-e bijan] (1974) - (Zadour Bonyadi) Iranian 41x56 poster F, EX $175 *

Pictured is an Iranian promotional poster for the 1974 Sohrab Shahid Sales film Still Life starring Zadour Bonyadi.

Size: 41" x 56"

Price: SOLD

Condition: Folded, Excellent (as pictured, has minor edge damage, tape repairs on back)

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Pictured is a 41x56 Iranian poster designed by Morteza Momayez to promote the 1974 90-minute Sohrab Shahid Sales color film Still Life [tabi'at-e bijan] with screenplay by Sohrab Shahid Sales and cinematography by Hushang Baharlu. The film tells a melancholy tale of the forced retirement of an elderly switchman after more than 30 years of service at a remote railroad post, where he and his wife had been living a quiet uneventful life. He is taken by surprise when his retirement notice is delivered and does not understand what is happening. When the young replacement arrives the switchman and his wife must leave the company house where they have been living and find themselves with nowhere to go. The film ends with the couple loading their possessions onto a donkey cart. There is no music, only ambient sounds and voices.

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