Children of heaven

Children of heaven

Les enfants du ciel

DVD - 2002 | Persian
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A young boy, Ali, loses his sister Zdhra's school shoes and in order to stay out of trouble the two come up with a plan to share Ali's shoes, but they must keep it a secret from their parents.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Miramax Home Entertainment, ; Montreal : Distributed by Alliance Atlantis, c2002.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.
Alternative Title: Enfants du ciel [dvd]

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AL_MARINA Nov 12, 2016

My favorite character in this movie is Zahra. In contrast to her brother, whose tearful eyes frequently gaze out at us and the adults in his life, she remains fierce and undaunted in the face of the disaster that is the loss of her shoes. This movie is sweet, touching, and is lightened by the delight and humor that colors the bond between these two siblings.

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gemini07
Oct 15, 2014

Majid Majidi delivers another little gem.

baretta Jun 06, 2014

How can one pair of shoes knit a family more tightly together? Take a look and see.

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evadora
Nov 01, 2013

This is a must see movie, we used this as a homeschooling project years ago and, I recently reviewed this film and it'sone of my all time faves.

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0cho
Aug 14, 2013

A great simple, easy to watch movie. This is how brothers and sisters are supposed to treat one another. A nice change from the garbage coming out of Hollywood. Although you know the movie ends well, the ending needs to a little work. Well worth the watch.

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jasonaresh
Jul 17, 2012

My favorite movie of all time. I usually cannot watch a movie more than once. This one I watched 5 times and every time, there is some little nuance I missed. It is simply beautiful and uplifting.

syfam May 23, 2011

a moving story worth watching. It's so touching how these sibling from this poor family care for each other and how unselfish they are. If only we have more of this kind of movie.

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geomillar
Aug 21, 2010

Beautifully filmed and directed, this little gem tells a story of love and dedication between a Persian boy and his little sister. Do yourself a favour and watch any film directed by Majid Majidi.

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Oct 15, 2014

gemini07 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Aug 04, 2012

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swacholtz
Aug 29, 2011

When a young boy loses his sister's shoe's he lends her his sneakers so that she can go to school. She rushes from her class so that he can then wear the sneakers. although this family is very poor they are rich in pulling together to meet their needs.

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