Majid Majidi is an Iranian film director whose films have won many international awards. His Children of Heaven was nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards. In August 2015, he released the first part of an intended trilogy on the life of the Prophet, with Muhammad: The Messenger of God being the most expensive film in Iranian movie history ($40 million). His film Sun Children was shortlisted for the 2021 Oscars best foreign film.
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