Children of the Prophet

Sudabeh Mortezai
The film follows four protagonists in Tehran during the Shiite mourning rituals of Ashura, commemorating the death of Imam Hossein, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad. A rare intimate insight into Shiite beliefs as well as life in contemporary Iranian society caught between tradition and modernity.
Technical Data
Running time: 86
Format: Digi Beta
Screen ratio: 16:9
Sound: Stereo
Language spoken: Persian
Subtitles: English
Production year: 2007
Director(s): Sudabeh Mortezai
Writer(s): Sudabeh Mortezai
Cinematography: Vahid Firooz & Rosette Ghadery
Editing: Oliver Neumann
Producer: Oliver Neumann
Amsterdam (First Appearance)
Production company
FreibeuterFilm GmbH
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