Source of Influence: Arts & Culture
Status: Featured in current year
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, the first part of an intended trilogy directed by Majidi on the life of the Prophet (PBUH) was released. Muhammad: The Messenger of God is the most expensive film in Iranian movie history ($40m).