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Sun Children (2020)

Khorshid (original title)
12-year-old Ali and his three friends, together they work hard to survive and support their families. In a turn of events that seems miraculous, Ali is entrusted to find hidden treasure underground.

Director:

Majid Majidi
5 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Ali Nassirian ... Hashem
Javad Ezati ... Vice-Principal Rafie
Tannaz Tabatabaei ... Ali's Mother
Roohollah Zamani ... Ali
Mohammad Mahdi Mousavifar Mohammad Mahdi Mousavifar ... Mamad (as Mahdi Mousavi)
Shamila Shirzad ... Zahra
Abolfazl Shirzad Abolfazl Shirzad ... Abolfazl
Mani Ghafouri Mani Ghafouri ... Reza
Safar Mohammadi Safar Mohammadi ... Mr. Safar (The Janitor)
Ali Ghabeshi Ali Ghabeshi ... Principal Amani
Babak Lotfi Khajepasha Babak Lotfi Khajepasha ... The Teacher (as Babak Lotfi)
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This 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 enroll at the Sun School, a charitable institution that tries to educate street kids and child laborers, close to where the treasure is located. Written by Anonymous

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Drama

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Winner of best young actor award to Rouhollah Zamani at Venice Film Festival 2020. See more »

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Treasure
13 February 2021 | by ZlatikevichiusSee all my reviews

Beautiful movie about finding the real treasure (pun intended).


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

1 February 2020 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

Sun Children See more »

Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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