About the film
The Keeper : The Legend of Omar Khayyam
Release Date: June 10, 2005
|Genres||:||Adventure, Drama, Family|
|Production Companies||:||Guide Company Films Inc.|
|Producers||:||Jeremy Zimmermann, Andrea Clark|
|Writers||:||Belle Avery, Kayvan Mashayekh|
Kamran is a 12 year old boy in the present day who discovers that his ancestor is the 11th Century Mathematician, Astronomer, Poet of Persia, Omar Khayyam. The story has been passed down in his family from one generation to another, and now it is his responsibility to keep the story alive for future generations. The film takes us from the modern day to the epic past where the relationship between Omar Khayyam, Hassan Sabbah (the original creator of the sect of Assassins) and their mutual love for a beautiful woman separate them from their eternal bond of friendship. Filmed almost entirely on location in Samarkand and Bukhara, Uzbekistan.