Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

The Song of Sparrows

  • Majid Majidi /
  • Iran /
  • 2008 /
  • 96 mins

Reza Naji, Maryam Akbari, Kamran Dehghan, Hamed Aghazi / Fiction / Farsi

A delightful comedy from Iranian legend Majid Majidi.

Majid Majidi

?Majid Majidi was born in 1959 in Tehran. After completing his studies in acting at the Academy for Dramatic Arts, he began making his own short films and documentaries in the 1980s. In 1992 he made his first feature film, Baduk. His film Children of Heaven was nominated for an Academy Award® in 1997. Other acclaimed films include San Sebastian Jury Prize winner The Father (1996) and Montreal World Grand Prize winner The Colour of Paradise (1999).

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