The Mysteries of a Harmless Room: Exploring Amir Motlagh’s Three Worlds.

Jamie Toth, The Somewhat Cyclops
7 min readFeb 22, 2023

Amir Motlagh has a knack for making films that leave me feeling moved and raw. They also challenge me to evaluate my connections — or lack thereof — quite keenly. When I sat down to re watch Motlagh’s film “Three Worlds” so I could write something meaningful and cohesive about it, I had three questions written down that I wanted to write the answers to:

What is Three Worlds about?

What’s a memory worth?