- Kamran, a 12 year old boy, travels from the U.S. to England and Iran in pursuit of the life story of his ancestor, the 11th century mathematician, astronomer and poet, Omar Khayyam. The film moves between his journey and the epic past where the friendship between Omar Khayyam and Hassan Sabbeh is destroyed by their love for the same woman.
- Mashayekh, Kayvan, screenwriter, director, producer
Riahi, Sep, producer
Avery, Belle, screenwriter, producer
Echahly, Adam, actor
Lastra, Bruno, actor
Simpson, Christopher, actor
Bleibtreu, Moritz, 1971-, actor
Šerbedžija, Rade, 1946-, actor
Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937-, actor
Guide Company Films
- English and Persian with English subtitles; optional subtitles in English, Persian and Spanish; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
- DVD ; Dolby digital, widescreen (1.85:1), mastered in high definition.
- Adam Echahly, Bruno Lastra, Moritz Bleibtreu, Rade Sherbedgia, Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Simpson, C. Thomas Howell.
- Cinematography, Matthew Cantrell, Dusan Joksimovic ; editor, Duncan Burns ; music, Elton Ahi.
- Originally released as a 2005 motion picture.
Special features: director's commentary; interview with Dr. Mehdi Aminrazavi; U.S. theatrical trailer; In search of Omar: the making of The keeper; Beyond the silk road, with production designer Michelle Milosh; music video.
- MPAA rating: PG.
- 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- plastic; metal; polychrome
- digital; optical
- video file; DVD video; region 1
- DVD 11734
Other Standard Numbers:
- Universal Product Code: 185454000032