Hostage [گروگان] (1974) - (Reza Beyk Imanverdi) Iranian poster
This is a 23.5" x 35.25" Iranian poster designed by Mahmoud Behnam to promote the 1974 Ahmad Shirazi 104-minute black-and-white film Hostage [gerugan] starring Reza Beyk Imanverdi based on a screenplay by Reza Karimi with cinematography by Ahmad Shirazi. The film was produced by the Panorama Company. Plot summary: Mohsen and Abdollah were thieves working for a criminal boss. Abdollah was soon arrested and after a few incidents Mohsen decided to put aside the illegal activity and start living a respectable life. When Abdollah was released from prison he also started living lawfully. When the criminal was no longer getting results from his actions against them he abducted Mohsen's child to put him in a difficult situation. However with Mohsen's loyalty Abdollah was able to continue living a simple and peaceful life.
Cast and crew: Ahmad Shirazi, Mahmoud Behnam, Reza Karimi, Reza Beyk Imanverdi, Morteza Aghili, Shahnaz Tehrani, Ali Azad, Tavus, Sirrus Hassanpur, Abbas Ranjbar, Afruz, Siamak Atlassi, Nematollah Gorji, Said Kamyar, Seyyed Ali Miri