"The Song of Sparrows" Screens in Amsterdam Past

Nov 10-11, 2009 ,
8:30 PM
- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Avaz-e Gonjeshk-ha

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. Thus begins his new profession: ferrying people and goods through heavy traffic. But the people and material goods that he deals with daily start to transform Karim’s generous and honest nature, much to the distress of his wife and daughters. It is up to those closest to him to restore the values that he had once cherished.
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

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