Production info

Yousef o Zoleikha
یوسف و زلیخا
Iran, 1956

Foroozan, Fakhredin
Directed by Siamak Yasami


Iranian version of the Biblical story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife, based on a long tradition of Persian and Arabic storytelling about 'Yussef and Zoleikha' going back to the tenth century and --much older-- the 12th Surah (or chapter) of the Quran. Scenes from the film show extensive use of Egyptian props and costumes of various quality.

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