n 1857, Ernst Hoeltzer, a German engineer and expert in the telegram, was invited to Iran by the British government to install the telegram lines. While there he also took photos of Iranians, Muslims, Jewish and Armenian nations. A major part of his photos were taken in Isfahan, where many Armenians used to live. He married an Armenian girl and took many photos of Armenian social life. These photos were hidden for 150 years, and then an accident happened... The film documents Hoeltzer’s life story and the events he faced.
CAST & CREW
Director of Photography
Sooroosh Morshedian, Babak Nemati
Hosein Adhami, Majid Moalemi
Born 1970, Tehran, Iran. Farshad Ektesabi is an Iranian documentary film director. He received his Bachelors in in Film Direction from Soureh University and his Masters in Dramatic Literature from Azad University.
Mystery of a Statue (1998), In Search of the Phoenix (2000), A Journey to Wonderland (2010), Jacques de Morgan (2010), A Mad from Scandinavia (2011), Susa (2011), Paper Couriers (2011), Ghardan Khan (2012), In Search of a City (2013), A Journey to the Good Fortune Valley (2013), Isfahan’s Son (2013).