I Want To Be A King
Directed by Mehdi Ganji
Iran | 2014 | 70 min | Unclassified 15+
Language: Persian (English Subtitles)
Abbas has turned his own home to a guest house in a nomadic area of Iran. With the support of his wife and three children, he runs a successful Eco-tourism business. He has an ambitious dream, creating a new tribe by his own and becoming the sovereign. Therefore, he plans seriously to fulfill his dream and searching for a nomadic girl to be the queen of his tribe. Since he is Muslim, he has the right of taking more than one wife at the same time. His current wife and children are against this idea and break up with him.
Winner – Best Director, Fajr Film Festival
IDFA Documentary festival – Official Competition
Sheffield Documentary Festival