The mourning period MOHARRAM presents the religious highlight for Shiite Muslims. This film follows four different groups of people in today's TEHRAN. The tragic background of Moharram: The death of Imam Hossein and his 72 companions comes alive through vivid storytelling. Children of the Prophet looks at the Moharram from the perspective of average citizens of Tehran. People are careful but surprisingly open to talk about politics. Now and then the friction between tradition and modern times raises a smile.
To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise in Martin Scorsese's multiple Oscar-winning crime thriller.
Arthur is a spirited ten-year old whose parents are away looking for work, whose eccentric grandfather has been missing for several years, and who lives with his grandmother in a country house that, in two days, will be repossessed, torn down, and turned into a block of flats unless Arthur's grandfather returns to sign some papers and pay off the family debt.
James Bond goes on his first ever mission as a 00. Le Chiffre is a banker to the world's terrorists. He is participating in a poker game at Montenegro, where he must win back his money, in order to stay safe among the terrorist market.
Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny.
Have you watched Children of the Prophet yet? What did you think about it?