In a poor Iranian town, the children work hard to support their families. One day Yahya and Leila find a golden statue lost in the desert. While the authorities search for the treasure, Yahya’s boss Naser Khan, who shares the children’s passion for cinema, decides to help them find its owner.
Written and directed by Scottish-Iranian filmmaker Hassan Nazer, this charming story demonstrates the power of cinema on a tight-knit community, the world over.
Starring Reza Naji (Children of Heaven, The Song Of Sparrows), Winners won the Audience Award at EIFF 2022 and has been selected by BAFTA to represent the UK at next year’s Oscars, competing for Best International Film.