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FILM: 'Song of Sparrows' nominated for US Golden Globe award

New York, Dec 6, IRNA - 'Song of Sparrows' by Iranian Director Majid Majidi was nominated for the US Golden Globe award for the Best Foreign Language Film among 53 foreign competitors.

Song of Sparrows, which will represent Iran at the 81st Academy Awards, is set to be distributed by Regent Releasing in the US and hit the country's screens this spring.

Majidi's feature-length production won the Best Actor Silver Bear award at the 2008 Berlin International Film Festival for the brilliant performance of its lead actor, Reza Naji.

Song of Sparrows recounts the story of an ostrich breeder in the countryside, who is dismissed from his job and forced to leave his hometown.

The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards will be held on January 11, 2009 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.

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