The Rook

By Ali-Akbar Sadeghi

Original title – Rokh
International title – THE ROOK
French title – LA TOUR


A chessboard acts as witness to a game in progress. The players move their pieces until only two are left….and the game continues…


Director – Ali-Akbar Sadeghi
Screenplay – Ebrahim Forouzesh
Director of Photography – Mohammad Fijani
Original Music – Esfandiar Monfaredzadeh
Sound Designer – Harayer Atashkar
Technical Group – Aziz Shabani & Sudabeh Agah & Mina Behizad

Drawing on paper – 35mm 

Produced by – Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children & young Adults – Kanoon

Distribution – A short taken from the series « Contes Persans 2 » released in DVD in France by « Les Films du Paradoxe »