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Sun Children

Queensland Premiere | Iran | Drama

Winner of Best Youth Performance at the Venice Film Festival, Sun Children is a visually stunning and enchanting film about children and education in Iran.

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. In a turn of events that seems miraculous, Ali is entrusted to find hidden treasure underground. He recruits his gang, but first, to gain access to the tunnel, the children must enrol at the Sun School, close to where the treasure is located.

Director: Majid Majidi
Cast: Ali Nassirian, Javad Ezati, Tannaz Tabatabaei
Duration: 99 mins
Rating: PG 
Country: Iran
Official selections: Venice

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Monday 19 April, 1pm – Theatre 1, HOTA Home of the Arts

Wednesday 21 April, 2.30pm – Theatre 1, HOTA Home of the Arts

Saturday 24 April, 9.30am – Theatre 1, HOTA Home of the Arts

Tickets: $17 adults, $14 concession

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