June 25 - August 5, 2021
Sun Children is the story of 12-year-old ALI and his three friends. Together they work hard to survive and support their families, doing small jobs in a garage and committing petty crimes to make fast money. Iran's official submission for the Academy Awards 2021 (Best International Film).
In a turn of events that seems miraculous, Ali is entrusted to find a hidden treasure underground. He recruits his gang, but first, to gain access to the tunnel, the children must enroll at the Sun School, a charitable institution that tries to educate street kids and child laborers, close to where the treasure is located.
- Director: Majid Majidi
- Principal Cast: Ali Nasirian, Rouhollah Zamani, Mahdi Mousavi
- Country: Iran
- Year: 2020
- Running Time: 99 min.
- Producer: Majid Majidi, Amir Banan
- Screenplay: Majid Majidi, Nima Javidi
- Cinematographers: Hooman Behmanesh
- Editors: Hassan Hassandoust
- Music: Ramin Kousha
- Language: Farsi
- Has Subtitles: Yes