What Lies Beneath

2000 |37 min | History , Arts & Literature | 6.6
Documentary centering on a huge sculpture of Shah Abbas in Isfahan, which along with all other statues was torn down after the Islamic Revolution. Interviewing the masterpiece's creator Iraj Mohammadi and other important figures surrounding the issue, the ... film debates the relevance of statues to a city’s cultural heritage and the socio-political history of Isfahan and the Revolution. While it's unknown what happened to his statue, Mohammadi also talks about his unending search for it as the film recounts the stories that surround its mysterious disappearance. Synopsis by IMVBox.com
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Documentary centering on a huge sculpture of Shah Abbas in Isfahan, which along with all other statues was torn down after the Islamic Revolution. Interviewing the masterpiece's creator Iraj Mohammadi and other important figures surrounding the issue, the film debates the relevance of statues to a city’s cultural heritage and the socio-political history of Isfahan and the Revolution. While it's unknown what happened to his statue, Mohammadi also talks about his unending search for it as the film recounts the stories that surround its mysterious disappearance. Synopsis by IMVBox.com