The Song Of Sparrows

Iranian director Majid Majidi's seriocomedy The Song of Sparrows projects a comfortable, funky lyricism. The picture exudes a down-to-earth, one-thing-after-another plainness that makes it feel both refreshing and accessible; we laugh at the befuddlement of Chaplinesque everyman Karim, an Iranian ostrich farmer, even as we fully empathize with his logical...read more

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The Song of Sparrows - Trailer 1
02:02 — City life erodes a former ostrich farmer's kind and generous nature.
The Song Of Sparrows
01:22 — Directed by Majid Majidi, this award-winning and wonderfully moving film follows Karim, a simple man who leaves his pastoral life and travels to Tehra (more…)
The Song Of Sparrows
00:49 — Directed by Majid Majidi, this award-winning and wonderfully moving film follows Karim, a simple man who leaves his pastoral life and travels to Tehra (more…)
The Song Of Sparrows
01:04 — Directed by Majid Majidi, this award-winning and wonderfully moving film follows Karim, a simple man who leaves his pastoral life and travels to Tehra (more…)

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  • Released: 2008
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Iranian director Majid Majidi's seriocomedy The Song of Sparrows projects a comfortable, funky lyricism. The picture exudes a down-to-earth, one-thing-after-another plainness that makes it feel both refreshing and accessible; we laugh at the befuddlement o… (more)