Filmmakers Justin and Michael Younesi have directed a new film entitled LIBERATION which tells the story of the Shah of Iran's exile and demise amidst the US Embassy takeover in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution of 1979. Starring Navid Negahban in the Title Role of the Shah.
A powerful examination of dictatorship and its psychological effects on a man, LIBERATION explores a key turning point in Middle-East History and the origins of the Iran we know today.
About the Directors:
Los Angeles natives Justin and Michael Younesi attended the University of Southern California, where their work was awarded The Barbara Corday Scholarship, the Louis J. Favara Scholarship and the Panavision New Filmmaker Award. Coming from a family in the fashion business, they impose a strong aesthetic vision on their projects, many of which explore historical and political events. In 2009, they were featured in the Anthology Film Archives’ New Filmmakers Series.
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