This documentary is the story of a lone painter who has been teaching painting to students for many years in the school of Art. The boredom of this workoing lifestyle persuades him to give up teaching. His meeting with an art dealer and gallery owner changes the course of his life. They both decide to focus on the market of his paintings.
The documentary has directed by Hassan Khademi. It is in the last stage of production. Dariush Shayegan is a polymath with a breadth of knowledge encompassing both east and west. He was brought up in Iran, attended boarding school in England, studied philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris, literature in Switzerland and was a professor of Indian studies and comparative philosophy at Tehran university between 1968 and 1979. He has written 17 books — mostly in French — covering Hinduism, Sufism, Islamic societies, Persian poetry, and cultural schizophrenia.