Pouring Water on Troubled Oil

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A poetic documentary following Welsh poet Dylan Thomas’s journey through Iran in 1951 on a film assignment for the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. Combining original archival images with Thomas's lyrical reflections (performed in voiceover by Michael Sheen), the film captures Thomas’s haunting vision of oil and modernity in 1950s Iran, as a political upheaval for oil nationalisation unfolds.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 13 Apr 2023
EventIt's All True: International Documentary Festival - São Paulo, Brazil
Duration: 13 Apr 202323 Apr 2023


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