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Sun Children Mon 22 - Sun 28 Feb Lotterywest Films, Somerville Auditorium Mon 22 - Sun 28 Feb Lotterywest Films, Somerville Auditorium $10 - $19
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Mon 22 - Sun 28 Feb at Lotterywest Films, Somerville Auditorium, from $10 - $19

‘It has guts and heart and a grubby, street-smart charisma.’

The Guardian

Twelve-year-old Ali and his three friends work hard to survive on the streets of Tehran. When he’s not scheming to acquire a few rial, Ali’s often running errands for the neighbourhood boss, who convinces him to dig for hidden treasure under the local school. But first Ali and his gang have to enrol at this struggling charitable institution that tries to educate street kids and child labourers.

There are elements of prison-break drama, knock-about school comedy and far-fetched heist in this stereotype-buster of a film that’s not afraid to take on social issues amidst the high-jinx. Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi and his cast of mostly non-actors take you on a thrilling ride in what is ultimately a unique story of courage and survival.

Majid Majidi
Rouhollah Zamani, Mahdi Mousavi, Shamila Shirzad, Abolfazl Shirzad
Nima Javidi, Majid Majidi
Hooman Behmanesh
Hassan Hassandoost
Amir Banan, Majid Majidi
Ramin Kousha
99 minutes

Seats cannot be saved prior to gates opening at 6pm.
Any items left on seats prior to 6pm will be taken to lost property.

Picnics and BYO drinks are very welcome. There is various seating available including deck chairs, bean bags and regular chairs. There is limited seating within the venue. 

Please note, reserving seats for friends who do not have a ticket does not guarantee them entry.

It's a good idea to get to the cinema early to get your seat.

Yes! Your voucher acts as your ticket so just head to gate, no need to go to the box office.

Entry is subject to capacity so we recommend arriving early if you're using a voucher. Capacity is currently limited due to Covid restrictions. 

Gates open at 6pm, the film starts at 8pm. 

It's a good idea to arrive early to get seats!

Don’t forget about Cheap Tuesdays!
$10 tickets for concession card holders (including Seniors and Students) when purchased at the venue.

Sit back, relax and check out our Bar Menu. In the mood for pizza? Grab a delicious pie before the film from Charlies Pizza. View the menu here.  

Also, feel free to BYO booze and picnic. 

Time & Location

Mon 22 - Sun 28 Feb

Gates open 6pm | Films start 8pm

Lotterywest Films, Somerville Auditorium, UWA, 35 STIRLING HWY, CRAWLEY, WA, 6009 / Godroo



    • Adult: $19
    • Concession: $17
    • Friend: $16
    • Student: $13

Farsi with English subtitles.

PG - Mild themes, violence, drug references and coarse language

Seating by general admission.
Seats cannot be saved prior to gates opening at 6pm.
Any items left on seats prior to 6pm will be taken to lost property.

Film screenings are subject to weather conditions.
Updates on any changes to the film schedule are broadcast by 7pm online and our our social media channels. @perthfest



We are implementing WA Government's SafeWA contact tracing system. From December 5, it's a condition of entry to register your attendance at our venues. To make it easier, download the SafeWA app now via the WA Government website.

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