The Song of Sparrows

The Song of Sparrows  {Avaze Gonjeshk-ha}
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The Song of Sparrows
Avaze Gonjeshk-ha
Iran, 2008, 96 Minute Running Time
Topics: Drama, Family Friendly, Middle East
Program: Awards Buzz
Language: Farsi English Sub-Titles

Awards: Official Oscar Submission 2008, Best Foreign Language Film Berlin International Film Festival 2008 (

When family man Karim loses his job at an ostrich farm, he takes the first work he can get. But can his wife and kids convince him to return to a simpler life before the complexities of the city forever change him? From Iran's only Oscar-nominated director.

DIRECTOR: Majid Majidi
Producer: Majid Majidi
Editor: Hassan Hassandoost
Screenwriter: Majid Majidi, Mehran Kashani
Cinematographer: Tooraj Mansoouri
Music: Hossein Alizadeh
Principal Cast: Reza Naji, Maryam Akbari, Kamran Dehghan, Hamed Aghazi, Shabnam Aklaghi
Filmography: The Willow Tree (2005), Baran (2001), The Color of Paradise (1999), The Children of Heaven (1997), The Father (1996)
Print Source: Fortissimo Films

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