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1,084 Ratings

Children of Heaven

Bacheha-Ye aseman

Directed by Majid Majidi
Iran, 1997


When Ali loses his sister Zahra’s school shoes, this young pair dream up a plan to stay out of trouble: they’ll share his shoes and keep it a secret! But if they’re going to cover their tracks, the kids must carefully watch their step on what rapidly turns into a funny and heartwarming adventure.

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Children of Heaven Directed by Majid Majidi

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1999 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film



Montréal World Film Festival

1997 | 3 wins including: Grand Prix des Amériques

1997 | Special Mention: FIPRESCI Prize

Fajr Film Festival

1997 | 4 wins including: Best Film

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