Nine-year-old Yahya (Parsa Maghami) and his greatest good friend, Leyla (Helia Mohammadkhani), scramble over the native garbage dump, foraging for recyclable plastics in trade for a handful of change. When he’s not grafting to help his widowed mom, Yahya is enthusiastic about films, devouring the bootleg DVDs lent to him by Saber (Hossein Abedini). Then he makes two discoveries: one is an Oscar statuette, mislaid on the outskirts of his village. The opposite is the key cinema historical past of the proprietor of the recycling enterprise, as soon as a globally recognised actor.
The Persian-language movie is about in Iran however is a British manufacturing – director Hassan Nazer lives in Scotland – and was the UK submission for the worldwide class of the Oscars final yr. Storywise it’s a slip of a factor, however it positive aspects appreciable enchantment from its younger, non-professional forged.