Death of the Leopard (1987) - (Faramarz Gharibian) Iranian one-sheet
This is a 27" x 38" Iranian poster designed by bateni for the 1989 Fariborz Saleh film Death of the Leopard AKA Marg-e Palang based on the novel of the same title by Seyed Ali Salehi and starring Faramarz Gharibian. Plot summary: In his old age when the Bakhtiari tribe of southwestern Iran is migrating Karbala-ye Zal (Kol Zal) decides to wait for their return in a cave. He recounts the courageous exploits of his days as a young fighter, for an old woman named Dalu Sangin Mah who wanders into his cave one night as she is about to kill herself. Dalu Sangin Mah realizes Karbala-ye Zal is the same Bakhtiari man who had been in love with her in his youth and had fought over her with the son of Abbas Qoli. By the time the tribe returns both Karbala-ye Zal andDalu Sangin Mahhave died.
Cast and crew: Fariborz Saleh, Faramarz Gharibian, Shahla Riahi, Fariba Kowsari, Mahmoud Jafari, Hossein Memarzadeh, Kazem Afrandnia, Akbar Sangi, Akbar Moazezi, Fariba Jeddikar, Mahmood Rahiminezhad, Saeed Sheikhzadeh