"The Song of Sparrows" Screens in Amsterdam
Iran, 96 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Coming of Age, Drama, Foreign
Language: Farsi English Sub-Titles
35mm presentation - Karim works at an ostrich farm outside of Tehran, Iran.
He leads a simple and contented life with his family in his small house, until one day when one of the ostriches runs away. Karim is blamed for the loss and is fired from the farm. Soon after, he travels to the city in order to repair his elder daughter’s hearing aid but finds himself mistaken for a motorcycle taxi driver.
Grammy-nominated composer and musician Hossein Alizadeh, a master tar and setar player, provides the haunting score.
DIRECTOR: Majid Majidi
Producer: (executive) Javad Norouzbeigi, Majid Majidi
Editor: Hassan Hassandoost
Screenwriter: Majid Majidi, Mehran Kashani
Cinematographer: Tooraj Mansoouri
Principal Cast: Reza Naji, Maryam Akbari, Kamran Dehghan, Hamed Aghazi, Shabnam Aklaghi
Nov 10-11, 2009
Majid Majidi – Majid Majidi (born 17 April 1959 in Tehran) is an internationally and critically acclaimed Iranian film director, film producer, and screenwriter./Born in an Iranian middle class family, ...
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