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Surviving Paradise (2000)

Not Rated | | Drama, Adventure | 30 June 2000 (USA)
Surviving Paradise follows the adventures of 10-year-old Sam and 8-year-old Sara, Iranian children lost in Los Angeles, as they struggle to search for an uncle and elude the hit man who ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Shohreh Aghdashloo ... Pari
Kian Abedini Kian Abedini ... Sam
Lauren Parissa Abedini Lauren Parissa Abedini ... Sara
Joe Alvarez Joe Alvarez ... Mr. F
David Wissak David Wissak ... Mr. Z
Vahik Pirhamzei ... Mo
Otis Freeman Otis Freeman ... Lou
Lunden De'Leon ... Phyllis
Verton R. Banks ... Lionel
Fred Cline Fred Cline ... Business Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shohreh Afshar Shohreh Afshar
Anahid Avanesian ... Party Guest
Richard Azurdia
Bruce Bailey Bruce Bailey ... Sergant McCoy
David Jay Barry David Jay Barry ... Mr. A
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Surviving Paradise follows the adventures of 10-year-old Sam and 8-year-old Sara, Iranian children lost in Los Angeles, as they struggle to search for an uncle and elude the hit man who kidnapped their mother. On their way, they encounter a colorful cast of character and dangerous situations, but through connections they endure the rigors of life on the street. Written by <survivepr@onebox.com>

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Drama | Adventure

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 2000 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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DTS-Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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It was a pleasure to watch this film with my daughter
9 October 2002 | by movierunSee all my reviews

I truly enjoyed watching this film with my 9 year old daughter. I don't think this is an appropriate film for twenty somethings, but I think it is a heartwarming one, when watched with kids. It was a bit uneven, but it is fine, considering the purpose it serves. Thanks,


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