The Song of Sparrows

The Song of Sparrows (Âvâz-e gonjeshk-hâ) is a 2008 Iranian movie directed by Majid Majidi. It tells the story of Karim, a man who works at an ostrich farm until he is fired because one of the ostriches escapes. He finds a new job in Tehran, but he faces new problems in his personal life.


Karim works at an ostrich farm outside of Tehran, Iran. He leads a simple and contented life in his small house with his wife Narges, and three children, whom he loves and tries to make happy.