Iran Animation ‘Princess of Rome’ hits screens in England
Iranian animation Princess of Rome was screened in England after it was displayed in Lebanon, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Ivory Coast.
The animation was screened in cities of London, Birmingham and Bradford in different cinemas including Mac Birmingham, Cineworld, Cineworld Wembley and Cineworld Staples Corner. The tickets were sold for £12.
The animation was premiered in Tehran in February during the 33rd Fajr International Film Festival and received two honorable mentions.
The 75-minute religious historical animation, directed by Hadi Mohamadian, tells the story of Malika, the granddaughter of Bardas, the great Caesar of Rome in the 9th century, who was brought to Samarra, a city in Iraq, where she married Imam Hassan Askari (AS), the 11th Imam and becomes the mother of Imam Mahdi (AS) – twelfth Imam.