Iranian Puppet Show Looks Fairly Badass Actually

Their puppet program seems to be much more advanced than their nuclear program. Here are photos of a rather elaborate (and apparently violent) puppet show based on the life of 14th century Persian poet Hafez. Looking forward to Spike Jones’ “Being Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.”

1.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters

Puppets are used during a rehearsal for a performance based on the Iranian poet Hafez’s life story at Ferdowsi Hall in central Tehran, March 6, 2012.

2.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
3.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
4.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
5.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
6.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
7.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
8.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
9.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
10.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
11.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
12.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
13.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
14.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters
15.
Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

 
  Your Reaction?
  REACT WITH GIF
 

    Starting soon, you'll only be able to post a comment on BuzzFeed using a Facebook account or via our app. If you have questions or thoughts, email us here.

    Hot Buzz

    Chobani Yogurt Is Suing Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones Over Fake News Stories

    This Behavior Is Sexually Abusive, But No One Talks About It

    Now Buzzing