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The Child and the Soldier (2000)

Koudak va sarbaz (original title)
| Drama | 2000 (Canada)
On New Year's Eve, a young soldier is looking forward to going home but is given orders to escort a juvenile delinquent to a distant reformatory. He sets off with the child handcuffed to him.

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Reza Mirkarimi (as Seyyed Reza Mir-Karimi)

Writers:

Reza Mirkarimi (as Seyyed Reza Mir-Karimi), Mohammad Rezaii Rad
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mehdi Lotfi Mehdi Lotfi
Rohalah Hosseyni Rohalah Hosseyni
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Soghra Obeisi Soghra Obeisi ... (as Afarin Obeisi)
Mehran Rajabi Mehran Rajabi
Bijan Soltani Bijan Soltani
Julius Zagon Julius Zagon ... Jagro
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Storyline

Bahman AminPour (main male actor) is doing his army service in one of the villages in Khorasan province. He's planning to get some days off for the 1st week of New Year's vacations and go home to his village in North in order to prepare for his wedding. His commander doesn't agree with his request, meanwhile the forces bring a thief child to the station for stealing a necklace. The young boy has run away from the misbehaved children center in Tehran. Soldier's commander gives him a mission to return the boy back to Tehran and tells him that after finishing this mission he'll be able to go for his vacation. The soldier takes the boy and heads to Tehran with the help of a truck driver, the boy runs away. The soldier finds him back but since he is running out of time he's forced to take the boy with him to his village. During the wedding ceremony the stolen necklace accidentally goes to soldier's sister. After all the adventures the child and the soldier finally come to Tehran and over ... Written by Pouria Heidary Oureh

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Drama

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

2000 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

L'enfant et le soldat See more »

Filming Locations:

Khorasan, Iran See more »

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$3,806
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Mono

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The story is loosely inspired by Gianni Amelio's The Stolen Children (1992). See more »

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