Born in Iran in 1942, Reza Naji is an award-winning Iranian actor and an iconic figure of Iranian cinema. Reza started his career as a teenager in theatre with his first film role in Children of Heaven in 1997. Directed by Majid Majidi, the role required an Azeri accent and Reza was chosen by Majidi from 2500 actors who tested for the role. Since then, Reza has played numerous roles in Iranian films, including Sargije (2007) and The Willow Tree (2005). The Song of Sparrows was his latest collaboration with director Majid Majidi and garnered Reza with the 2008 Silver Berlin Bear for Best Actor from the Berlin International Film Festival.

Films

The Song of Sparrows
2008

The Song of Sparrows (Avaze Gonjeshka-Ha)

Islamic Republic of Iran
2008

The Song of Sparrows (Avaze Gonjeshka-Ha)

The Song of Sparrows tells the story of Karim, a man who works at an ostrich farm until he is fired because one of the…

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