Thirteen-year old Behmani struggles to deal with his parents' divorce in this shocking coming of age film by Houman Seyyedi. Abused by his peers at school, Behmani seeks comfort in a group of older kids from the wrong side of the tracks. They welcome him into the fold, and soon Behmani becomes mixed up in a life of petty crime. When a horrific incident takes place, Behmani realizes that he has become embroiled in something far more complex than he could have imagined. A powerful story of teen rebellion and what it means to be an adolescent in contemporary Iran, 'Thirteen' walked away with the awards for Best Picture and Best Cinematography at the 18th Shanghai International Film Festival.
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