Children Of Heaven
Frequently bought together
Customers who bought this item also bought
Triumph prize winner at many prestigious film festivals, this uplifting, crowd-pleasing story of family and love was also moniated for an Academy Award as Best Foreign Language Film! 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 from their parents! But if they're going to successfuly cover their tracks, Ali and Zahra must carefully watch their step on what rapidly turns into a funny and heartwarming adventure! A magical motion picture acclaimed by critics and audiences alike, Children Of Heaven is a charming treat you'll love, too!
When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Top customer reviews
They enjoyed it tremendously. They cheered when Ali won the race, were touched by the strong emotional bond between the brother and sister, and related to the travails of the poor Iranian family. I guess they were a little surprised that oil-rich Iran, a country where a lot of Filipinos work in order to send money back home, has poor people, too. The movie was a change from the First World perspective and escapism of the Hollywood movies they were used to. Islamic and relatively wealthy Iran created a movie that connected with a Christian audience from a poor country. The movie was close to home.
Should you watch this movie? Yes. This tender and powerful movie counters the dehumanizing consequences of global conflict and world politics (usually dictated by isolated and narrow-minded men). Iran is often in news, monolithically depicted as this nuclear threat. In the face of such negative media representation, of "axis of evil" rhetorics, the inevitable Arabophobia after 9/11, it is easy to forget the humanity of the people who have no choice but to live in unpopular states, like in Iran. The film is a reminder of their humanity, our common humanity: of GOODNESS, CARING, CONCERN, GENEROSITY, LOVE.