10 Iran films to watch at least once in lifetime– Part 1
Films have the capability to usher viewers into customs and traditions of a country as well as how people in a locality think.
Focusing on the country’s social and cultural issues, Iranian Cinema has taken the limelight in many international film festivals. Read on to discover ten must-see Iranian films at least once in a lifetime.
1. Children of Heaven (1997)
As a touching and uplifting movie about compassion and familial bonds, Majid Majidi’s ‘Children of Heaven’ was the first Iranian film nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.
‘Children of Heaven’ tells the story of a little boy named Ali who loses his sister’s shoes. Knowing their family is poor, the siblings try not to reveal the shoes are lost until they can get them back by trying a new way to win a new pair.