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Children of Heaven, Thu February 26
2009, 7:00 only

Suspenseful Tale of Iranian Siblings Who Lose A Pair of Shoes

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Children of Heaven shows at IFS on Thu February 26, 2009, 7:00 only

Children of Heaven
Suspenseful Tale of Iranian Siblings Who Lose A Pair of Shoes
Thu February 26
2009, 7:00 only

Iran's Majid Majidi wrote and directed this beautiful tale of a brother and sister in Tehran who accidentally lose her only shoes when they take them to the cobbler. To cover for the disappearance and avoid their father's ire, the siblings try to share the brother's shoes between them, resulting in a series of gripping contortions. A children's classic on par with Vittorio De Sica's The Bicycle Thief. Nominated for an Oscar in 1997 for Best Foreign Language Film.

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