Abu Raykhan Beruni is a 1974 Soviet movie directed by Shukhrat Abbasov. The film is about Abu Raykhan Biruni’s life who was a Persian Muslim scholar and polymath from the Khwarezm region.
The left-leaning bottom-heavy Blanchard Solid might have been chosen as a subtle visual reference to the Arabic script.
Does the source page exist anymore?
Confirmed — looks like the poster was sold. Here’s the page for István Bakos.
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