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A.k.a.
Children of Heaven
Year
1997
Runtime
89 min.
Director
Majid Majidi
Genres
Drama, Family
Rating *
8.4
Votes *
31,240
Checks
2,818
Favs
386
Dislikes
23
Favs/checks
13.7% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
17:1
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  1. dombrewer's avatar

    dombrewer

    Simple, and lovely. The kids are terrific and contrary to expectations the turns of the story and the resolutions aren't as you'd necessarily expect. Among the best Iranian movies I've seen (and I really do intend to see more). It reminded me of The Bicycle Thieves in more ways than one, and that's probably the highest compliment I can offer. 4 years 10 months ago
  2. johnnyg's avatar

    johnnyg

    Wonderful and unpretentious piece of realist cinema. 4 years 8 months ago
  3. juanelo17's avatar

    juanelo17

    I wish there were less people in this world who dislike this movie. 4 years 10 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #7 in Family
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  2. This movie ranks #22 in 1990s
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  3. This movie ranks #54 in Film magazine's Best Iranian Films (2009)
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  4. This movie ranks #125 in Top 250
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  5. This movie ranks #221 in Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film Nominees
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  6. This movie ranks #624 in Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  7. This movie ranks #691 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  8. This movie ranks #772 in Doubling the Canon
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