Children Of Heaven

$925m

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PG 1997 88 minutes Facebook

Synopsis

When Ali loses his sister Zahra's school shoes, this young pair dream up a plan to stay out of trouble: they'll share his shoes and keep it a secret from their parents. But if they're going to sucessfully cover their tracks, Ali and Zahra must carefully watch their step on what rapidly turns into a funny and heartwarming adventure.

Credits

Awards

1999 Academy Awards

Nominated

  • Best Film - Foreign Language

Featured Clips

Children of Heaven - Door-to-Door

Children of Heaven - Door-to-Door

Desperate for work, Ali's father takes him along as he tries the door-to-door approach in wealthy North Tehran. In this scene: Ali (Amir Farrokh Hashemian), Ali's Father (Mohammad Amir Naji)

Children of Heaven - Shoe Switch

Children of Heaven - Shoe Switch

Zahar and Ali must share a pair of shoes to attend their classes, but their schedules don't always line up. In this scene: Ali (Amir Farrokh Hashemian), Zahra (Bahare Seddiqi)

Children of Heaven - In the Gutter

Children of Heaven - In the Gutter

Zahra, wearing Ali's shoes that are too big for her, acidentally loses one in the gutter while trying to rush to meet Ali. In this scene: Ali (Amir Farrokh Hashemian), Zahra (Bahare Seddiqi)

Children of Heaven - New Shoes

Children of Heaven - New Shoes

Much to Zahra's dismay, the classmate who'd accidentally acquired Zahra's prized pink shoes throws them out when her father rewards her with a new pair. In this scene: Zahra (Bahare Seddiqi)

Children of Heaven - Lost

Children of Heaven - Lost

While shopping at the market, Ali loses his sister Zahra's shoes and searches desparately for them. In this scene: Ali (Amir Farrokh Hashemian)

Children of Heaven - The Sneakers

Children of Heaven - The Sneakers

Zahra is embarassed to be wearing her brother's sneakers until her kind teacher gives her some words of encouragement. In this scene: Zahra (Bahare Seddiqi)

Children of Heaven - Frustrations

Children of Heaven - Frustrations

With no money and an ill wife, Ali's father takes out his frustrations on his son. In this scene: Ali (Amir Farrokh Hashemian), Zahra (Bahare Seddiqi), Ali's Father (Mohammad Amir Naji), Ali's Mother (Fereshte Sarabandi)

Children of Heaven - The Prize

Children of Heaven - The Prize

For scoring top grades in class, the teacher rewards Ali with a special prize. In this scene: Ali (Amir Farrokh Hashemian), Zahra (Bahare Seddiqi)

Now Playing: Children of Heaven - Door-to-Door
Starring: Amir Farrokh Hashemian, Mohammad Amir Naji

Desperate for work, Ali's father takes him along as he tries the door-to-door approach in wealthy North Tehran. In this scene: Ali (Amir Farrokh Hashemian), Ali's Father (Mohammad Amir Naji)