Juliet and The King

“Nasser-al-Din Shah, the Iranian king, gets an invitation to visit France. He loves Europe and he always takes the chance to visit there. While visiting a Romeo-Juliet play in Paris, the actress catches his eyes. He falls in love with her so deeply that he asks her to perform the same play in Tehran, so he could impress her and win her heart. Julie, the actress, decides to take this chance. With the help of her friend Jamal, she goes to perform in Iran, anticipating progress in her career. But she suddenly finds herself among jealous court ladies, and the center of the king’s attention.
“Juliet & the King” is Ashkan Rahgzar’s second animated feature and is being produced in Hoorakhsh Studios.

Project Specifications

  • Duration: 90 Minutes
  • Technique: 2D Computer
  • Audience: Family
  • Production Status: In Production

The animated feature ”Juliet and the King” will be introduced for the first time in the world’s largest genre film festival, Montreal’s mammoth Fantasia Fest, 2021.

“Juliet and the king” has been selected for the Meet the producers – Gap financing program at Annecy Festival 2022!!

J&K will be among amazing WIPs (work in progress) from other countries like the United States, France, Canada, Spain, Germany, and Mexico. Hoorakhsh Studios has been a part of this magnificent festival with its previous and ongoing works, the Last Fiction (MIFA pitches, official selection and first premier), Dragon’s Treasure (MIFA pitches), and J&K (meet the producers).