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Majid Majidi

Sun Children (Khorshid)

4.19/5
Official Selection 99' - 2020 - Drama - Dialogue: Farsi - Format: DCP
Director: Majid Majidi Composer: Ramin Kousha With: Tannaz Tabatabaei, Rouhollah Zamani, Ali Nassirian, Javad Ezati
Iranian Oscar-submission Sun Children is the story of 12-year-old Ali and his three friends.
Wed 13 Oct
17:30
Kinepolis 1
Subtitles: Dutch - French
Thu 14 Oct
19:30
Sphinx 1
Subtitles: Dutch - French
Fri 15 Oct
22:15
Kinepolis 8
Subtitles: Dutch - French
Sat 16 Oct
14:30
Studio Skoop 1
Subtitles: Dutch - French
Wed 20 Oct
10:00
Kinepolis 5
Subtitles: Dutch - French
Sun Children is the story of 12-year-old Ali and his three friends. Together they work hard to survive and support their families, doing small jobs in a garage and committing petty crimes to make fast money. In a turn of events that seems miraculous, Ali is entrusted to find a hidden treasure underground. He recruits his gang, but first, to gain access to the tunnel, the children must enrol at the Sun School, a charitable institution that tries to educate street kids, close to where the treasure is located.
“Majidi has made visually stunning and emotionally stirring films about the plight of underprivileged, exploited and abused young people, and Sun Children is one of his very best.” - The Hollywood Reporter
“Energetic and heartfelt, Sun Children crawls through the mud and emerges stronger.” - The Guardian

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Credits

Director

Majid Majidi

Composer

Ramin Kousha

With

Tannaz Tabatabaei, Rouhollah Zamani, Ali Nassirian, Javad Ezati

Scenario

Nima Javidi, Majid Majidi

Director of Photography

Hooman Behmanesh

Editor

Hassan Hassandoost

Producer

Amir Banan, Majid Majidi

Production studios

Majid Majidi Film Production

More information

Dialogue

Farsi

Subtitles

Dutch - French

Countries of production

Iran

Year

2020

Filmography

Majid Majidi
Enfejar (short, 1981), Hoodaj (1984), The Examination Day (1988), Yek rooz zendegi ba aseer (short, 1989), Baduk (1992), The Last Village (short, 1993), Khoda miad (short, 1995), The Father (1996), Children of Heaven (1997), The Color of Paradise (1999), Baran (2001), Olympics in Camp (short, 2003), Barefoot to Herat (2003), The Willow Tree (2005), Persian Carpet (segment, 2007), Najva Ashorai (2008), The Song of Sparrows (2008), Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015), Beyond the Clouds (2017)

Technical Specs

Format
DCP

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