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Chidren of Heaven

Posted by The Visitor மேல் மே 26, 2008

Today morning I received a call from my spouse, alerting me that there was a movie Children of Heaven (Bacheha-Ye Aseman) being telecast on Vijay TV at 2.00pm. I don’t usually get such alerts – so I thought that it must be something special and bunked office. It was well worth it – I dont know what genre of films it belongs to, but it was certainly charming and many a time brought a catch to my throat. The children who acted were adorable. I strongly recommend seeing it.

It is an Iranian movie directed by Majid Majidi and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1998; It lost out to the Italian film, Life is Beautiful.

Here is:
a clip from the film – there are several clips on YouTube.
a review
an interview with the director.
IMDB link. You can read more user comments here. Just as it’s fun reminiscing about old times, its as much nice to read reviews about such movies.

The children who acted were adorable. I strongly recommend seeing it. If you cant get a DVD you can see the entire movie on YouTube put up by hotviveks.

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Tsunami strikes Solomon Islands

Posted by பிரேமலதா மேல் ஏப்ரல் 2, 2007

At least 12 people have died in the Solomon Islands after a tsunami swept ashore following a strong undersea earthquake in the South Pacific.

Earthquakes rock Pacific nations

An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck off the west coast of Japan’s largest island, Honshu.

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சுமத்ராவில் நிலநடுக்கம்

Posted by பிரேமலதா மேல் மார்ச் 6, 2007

சுமத்ராவில் மறுபடியும் நிலநடுக்கம்.

கடந்த 30 நாட்களில் நிலநடுக்கம்

1990லிருந்து 2007 வரை நடந்த மிக மோசமான 10 நில நடுக்கங்கள்

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