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  • 10/15/2008

Iran’s "Song of Sparrows" Flies to US Theaters

Iran’s foreign-language feature Oscar entry "The Song of Sparrows" is heading to US theaters this spring.

Majid Majidi’s drama focuses on an ostrich farmer whose firing leads him to Tehran. His new job as a motorcycle taxi driver and big city life threaten to change his honest nature.

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Majidi, whose "Children of Heaven" received a 1997 Oscar nomination for foreign language feature, produced, directed and co-wrote the film. It will be distributed in the US by Regent Releasing.

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