Cyrus the Great coming into the limelight

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Iranian director Hormoz Emami plans put the spotlight on the founder of the Persian empire, Cyrus the Great, in a documentary series entitled “The Eagle of the East”.

The film will cover parts of the historical events in Persia, Mesopotamia, Lydia which resulted in rising Cyrus the Great to the power.

Shooting is scheduled to begin in September and Emami will travel to many countries including Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Cyprus, Greece, and the republics of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, and Georgia to compete the project.

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