The President

* Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 2014

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Writer: Mohsen Makhmalbaf & Marziyeh Meshkiny

Main Cast: Misha Gomiashvili
Genre: Drama, Satire

Synopsis: The President tells the story of a dictator forced to escape after a coup d'etat. He brings his five-year-old grandson with him and, dressed up like street musicians, they cross the Country heading towards the sea, where a boat will take them somewhere safe. In his journey the President meets ordinary people and ex prisoners who all hate the overthrown dictator but, when they find out that the President is the man in front of them, they will all help him to run away.

 

 

// From the press