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Children of Heaven 1997 PG

89 mins Iran Director. Majid Majidi

Ali and Zahra are two poor siblings living in South Tehran, Iran. After Ali accidentally loses Zahra’s pair of shoes, the two devise a plan – they will share Ali’s converses throughout their school day, trading them on and off, while keeping the whole ordeal a secret from their parents. Meanwhile, Ali tries to win them a new pair of shoes in a high-profile children’s footrace in this endearing family drama.

Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1998, Children of Heaven warmed audiences’ hearts throughout the world while being an introspective and colourful study on what it means to be a child. Funny, warm, and provocative, Children of Heaven is international cinema at its finest.

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Directed by

Majid Majidi

Featuring

Bahareh Seddiqi

Mir Farrokh Hashemian

Mohammad Amir Naji

Genres

Comedy Drama

Certificate

PG Contains mild language

Released

1997

Country

Iran

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