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1. Three Kings (1999)

R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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82 Metascore

In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, 4 soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.

Writers: John Ridley, David O. Russell | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze

Votes: 137,545 | Gross: $60.65M

2. Beyond Paradise (2016)

PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Haunted by a tragic past, Shahrzad, a stunning music student, flees her homeland and ends up in an estranged marriage in Los Angeles, where her piano teacher's lover sparks a passion in her that threatens to destroy everything.

Writer: J.J. Alani | Director: J.J. Alani | Stars: Ryan Guzman, Spencer Grammer, Daphne Zuniga, Francia Raisa

Votes: 207

3. The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

118 min | Drama

7.6
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86 Metascore

Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.

Writer: Abbas Kiarostami | Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Behzad Dorani, Noghre Asadi, Roushan Karam Elmi, Bahman Ghobadi

Votes: 5,324 | Gross: $0.21M

4. Triage (2009)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, War

6.5
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The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.

Writers: Danis Tanovic, Scott Anderson | Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Colin Farrell, Jamie Sives, Paz Vega, Kelly Reilly

Votes: 8,707

5. Turtles Can Fly (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War

8.1
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85 Metascore

Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.

Writer: Bahman Ghobadi | Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal, Hiresh Feysal Rahman

Votes: 13,345 | Gross: $0.26M

6. My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ... See full summary »

Writers: Hiner Saleem, Antoine Lacomblez | Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Korkmaz Arslan, Golshifteh Farahani, Suat Usta, Mir Murad Bedirxan

Votes: 1,079

7. A Time for Drunken Horses (2000)

80 min | Drama, War

7.7
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78 Metascore

Young Iranian Kurds (brothers and sisters) try to save the youngest of them, who is seriously ill.

Writer: Bahman Ghobadi | Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Ayoub Ahmadi, Rojin Younessi, Amaneh Ekhtiar-dini, Madi Ekhtiar-dini

Votes: 5,259 | Gross: $0.70M

8. Yol (1982)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week's home leave, and the problems they encounter in adjusting to the world ... See full summary »

Writer: Yilmaz Güney | Directors: Serif Gören, Yilmaz Güney | Stars: Tarik Akan, Serif Sezer, Halil Ergün, Meral Orhonsay

Votes: 7,534

9. Blackboards (2000)

88 min | Drama, War

7.0
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64 Metascore

Itinerant Kurdish teachers, carrying blackboards on their backs, look for students in the hills and villages of Iran, near the Iraqi border during the Iran-Iraq war. Said falls in with a ... See full summary »

Writers: Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Samira Makhmalbaf, Zaheer Qureshi | Director: Samira Makhmalbaf | Stars: Said Mohamadi, Behnaz Jafari, Bahman Ghobadi, Mohamad Karim Rahmati

Votes: 1,986 | Gross: $0.00M

10. Half Moon (2006)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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72 Metascore

Mamo, an old and legendary Kurdish musician living in Iran, plans to give one final concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. After seven months of trying to get a permit and rounding up his ten sons, he... See full summary »

Writers: Behnam Behzadi, Bahman Ghobadi | Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Ismail Ghaffari, Allah-Morad Rashtian, Farzin Sabooni, Kambiz Arshi

Votes: 1,904 | Gross: $0.00M

11. The Wall (1983)

117 min | Drama

8.1
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Teens in a Turkish prison struggle to survive under hideous conditions. Made by dying Yilmaz Guney in France, after he escaped from a Turkish prison, enabling him to accept his award at ... See full summary »

Writer: Yilmaz Güney | Director: Yilmaz Güney | Stars: Tuncel Kurtiz, Ayse Emel Mesci Kuray, Malik Berrichi, Nicolas Hossein

Votes: 2,408

12. David & Layla (2005)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Star-crossed lovers, David & Layla- Romeo & Juliet in New York with a twist!. Inspired by a true story, a spicy romantic comedy...via Iraq & Jerusalem.

Writer: J.J. Alani | Director: J.J. Alani | Stars: David Moscow, Shiva Rose, Callie Thorne, Peter Van Wagner

Votes: 811 | Gross: $0.12M

13. Vodka Lemon (2003)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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69 Metascore

In a remote, isolated Yazidi Kurdish village in post-Soviet Armenia, Hamo, a widower with a pitiful pension and three worthless sons, travels daily to his wife's grave. There he meets the ... See full summary »

Writers: Lei Dinety, Pauline Gouzenne, Hiner Saleem | Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Romen Avinian, Lala Sarkissian, Ivan Franek, Ruzan Mesropyan

Votes: 1,627 | Gross: $0.06M

14. Italy in a Day (2014)

75 min | Documentary

7.3
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On one day in October 2013, thousands of Italians record video of their lives, collected by the director to this kaleidoscopic portrait of a troubled but vibrant country.

Writers: Ilaria Castiglioni, Raffaello Fusaro, Lorenzo Gangarossa | Director: Gabriele Salvatores | Stars: Valeria Cocco, Nikolas Grasso, Alessia Gatti, Lorenzo Ciani

Votes: 325

15. Marooned in Iraq (2002)

108 min | Drama

7.4
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86 Metascore

During the war between Iran and Iraq, a group of Iranian Kurd musicians set off on an almost impossible mission. They will try to find Hanareh, a singer with a magic voice who crossed the ... See full summary »

Writer: Bahman Ghobadi | Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Shahab Ebrahimi, Faegh Mohamadi, Allah-Morad Rashtian, Rojan Hosseini

Votes: 1,095 | Gross: $0.14M

16. The Last Outpost (1935)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.1
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During WW1, the destinies of British officers Michael Andrews and John Stevenson seem intertwined on the battle front as much as on a more personal level.

Writers: F. Britten Austin, Charles Brackett, Frank Partos, Philip MacDonald | Directors: Charles Barton, Louis J. Gasnier | Stars: Cary Grant, Claude Rains, Gertrude Michael, Kathleen Burke

Votes: 261

17. Wild Kurdistan (1965)

95 min | Adventure

5.7
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After dealing with the Shut in the Balkans, Kara Ben-Nemsi ('Karl the German') receives a firman (precious passport) from the padishah (Ottoman sultan) before he continues his travels ... See full summary »

Writers: Karl May, Franz Josef Gottlieb | Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb | Stars: Lex Barker, Marie Versini, Ralf Wolter, Djordje Nenadovic

Votes: 380

18. Before Snowfall (2013)

96 min | Drama

7.3
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BEFORE SNOWFALL is a road movie that becomes an odyssey from East to West for young Siyar, a village-boy from Iraqi-Kurdistan. His journey begins when his older sister, Nermin, flees her ... See full summary »

Writers: Kjell Ola Dahl, Hisham Zaman | Director: Hisham Zaman | Stars: Abdullah Taher, Suzan Ilir, Bahar Ozen, Ava Abdulsattar

Votes: 347

19. Iraq in Fragments (2006)

94 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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84 Metascore

Stories from modern day Iraq as told by Iraqis living in a time of war, occupation and ethnic tension.

Director: James Longley | Stars: Mohammed Haithem, Suleiman Mahmoud, Muqtada al-Sadr, George W. Bush

Votes: 1,244 | Gross: $0.06M

20. Brothers at War (2009)

R | 110 min | Documentary, War

6.6
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60 Metascore

An intimate portrait of an American family during a turbulent time. Jake Rademacher sets out to understand the experience, sacrifice, and motivation of his two brothers serving in Iraq. The... See full summary »

Director: Jake Rademacher | Stars: Jake Rademacher, Isaac Rademacher, Joe Rademacher, Mahmoud Hamid Ali

Votes: 545 | Gross: $0.15M

21. Future Lasts Forever (2011)

108 min | Drama

6.8
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Sumru is doing music researches at a university in Istanbul. To work on her thesis on gathering and recording an exhaustive collection of Anatolian elegies she sets off for the south-east ... See full summary »

Writer: Özcan Alper | Director: Özcan Alper | Stars: Gaye Gürsel, Durukan Ordu, Selman Unlusoy

Votes: 641

22. Mikael (2015)

79 min | Drama

7.7
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Far past his prime at age 33, and left with one option, Mikael travels to Kurdistan Iraq, his ancestral home, to redeem his prodigious potential and heal his soul.

Writer: Kordo Doski | Director: Kordo Doski | Stars: Kordo Doski, Sitara Hewitt, Randall Park, Jose Moreno Brooks

Votes: 15

23. Journey to the Sun (1999)

104 min | Drama

7.1
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72 Metascore

Mehmet, a young Turkish man newly migrated from the village Tire, takes a job searching for water leaks below the surface of the streets of Istanbul. Due to a strange set of events, he is ... See full summary »

Writer: Yesim Ustaoglu | Director: Yesim Ustaoglu | Stars: Nazmî Kirik, Newroz Baz, Mizgin Kapazan, Ara Güler

Votes: 1,006 | Gross: $0.00M

24. Kilometre Zero (2005)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.2
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Set during the Iraq-Iran war in the 80s, the film tells of a tragicomic road trip set in Iraq's Kurdistan.

Writer: Hiner Saleem | Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Nazmî Kirik, Eyam Ekrem, Belçim Bilgin, Ehmed Qeladizeni

Votes: 349

25. Auction of Souls (1919)

80 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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Aurora Mardiganian, a young and beautiful Armenian girl, lives with her parents in the Turkish city of Havpoul. Her father, a prosperous merchant, was preparing to send her to the West to ... See full summary »

Writers: Aurora Mardiganian, Henry Leyford Gates, Frederick Chapin | Director: Oscar Apfel | Stars: Aurora Mardiganian, Irving Cummings, Anna Q. Nilsson, Henry Morgenthau

Votes: 60

26. Gulistan, Land of Roses (2016)

Documentary | Completed

They belong to the armed wing of the PKK, the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which is also an active guerrilla movement. The mission of these female fighters? Defend Kurdish territory in Iraq ... See full summary »

Writer: Zayne Akyol | Director: Zayne Akyol

27. Big Man, Little Love (2001)

120 min | Drama

7.6
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Hejar, meaning "Dispossessed", a little Kurdish orphan war victim, educates a Turkish judge!

Writer: Handan Ipekçi | Director: Handan Ipekçi | Stars: Sükran Güngör, Dilan Erçetin, Füsun Demirel, Yildiz Kenter

Votes: 1,018

28. Zare (1927)

72 min | Drama

7.2
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At the time of the Russian Revolution, in a Yazidi Kurdish village in Armenia, a young shepherd Seydo and his girlfriend Zare struggle for their right to a happy love.

Writer: Amo Bek-Nazaryan | Director: Amo Bek-Nazaryan | Stars: Maria Tenazi, Hrachia Nersisyan, Avet Avetisyan, Olga Gulazyan

Votes: 47

29. In Nowhere Land (2002)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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Sükran who works at pay box of Haydarpasa is around 40 ages. She has a son whose name is Veysel. He works in a factory. She suffered from her husband's political actions, so she wants to ... See full summary »

Writer: Tayfun Pirselimoglu | Director: Tayfun Pirselimoglu | Stars: Zuhal Olcay, Michael Mendl, Parkan Özturan, Meral Okay

Votes: 325

30. Death Scenes 2 (1992 Video)

Documentary

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Writers: Nick Bougas, Tom Lavagnino | Director: Nick Bougas | Stars: Harold Wells, Susan Atkins, Jeffrey Dahmer, James Dean

Votes: 112

31. Fratricide (2005)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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68 Metascore

Two young Kurdish refugees, recently arrived in Germany struggle to make their way through the harshness of the occidental city. Their encounter with a gang of Turks will rapidly led them ... See full summary »

Writer: Yilmaz Arslan | Director: Yilmaz Arslan | Stars: Xevat Gectan, Erdal Celik, Bulent Buyukasik, Nurretin Celik

Votes: 256

32. Jiyan (2002)

102 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Five years following the infamous chemical and biological bombing of Halabja, Diyari, a Kurdish/ American good Samaritan, returns to his homeland to build an orphanage in what is left of ... See full summary »

Writer: Jano Rosebiani | Director: Jano Rosebiani | Stars: Kurdo Galali, Pirshang Berzinji, Choman Hawrami, Enwer Shexani

Votes: 91

33. Come to My Voice (2014)

105 min | Drama

6.5
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This is the story of two women on opposite ends of a life-time, a very young, curious Jiyan and her life-weary but resistant grandmother Berfe, in order to save the person who links them to each other.

Writers: Huseyin Karabey, Abidin Parilti | Director: Huseyin Karabey | Stars: Tuncay Akdemir, Selim Bulut, Sabahettin DAG, Feride Gezer

Votes: 193

34. Gitmek: My Marlon and Brando (2008)

93 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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Three years ago, in real-life, Hama Ali, a charismatic actor from Iraq famous locally for his performance as Iraq's version of Superman, met Ayca on a film-set. He and Ayca, a fiery actress... See full summary »

Writers: Ayça Damgaci, Huseyin Karabey | Director: Huseyin Karabey | Stars: Ayça Damgaci, Hama Ali Kahn, Cengiz Bozkurt, Nesrin Cavadzade

Votes: 654

35. Dol (2007)

90 min | Drama

5.7
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On his wedding day, a Kurdish man must flee through Turkish, then Iraqi and eventually Iranian Kurdistan.

Writer: Hiner Saleem | Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Nazmî Kirik, Belçim Bilgin, Omer Chawshin, Rojîn Ulker

Votes: 116

36. Life on the Border (2015)

73 min | Documentary, War

7.9
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A documentary made by eight children from Kobani and Shengal in refugee camps on the border of Syria and Iraq, who recorded their own life experiences and stories in the wake of brutal attacks by ISIS.

Directors: Mahmod Ahmad, Ronahi Ezaddin, Sami Hossein, Delovan Kekha, Hazem Khodeideh, Diar Omar, Zohour Saeid, Basmeh Soleiman, Nemati Shaho, Mohammad Toriwarian

Votes: 16

37. Isiklar sönmesin (1996)

80 min | Drama

5.8
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Director: Reis Çelik | Stars: Berhan Simsek, Tarik Tarcan, Selmin Karaali, Tuncel Kurtiz

Votes: 149

38. Jani gal (2007)

Drama, History

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Setting: Sulaymaniah, Iraqi Kurdistan, in the 1940s. When his wife Kaleh goes into labor, her husband Jwamer runs to get the midwife. By ill luck, he runs into the middle of a political ... See full summary »

Writers: Ebrahim Ahmad, Jamil Rostami, Khosro Sina | Director: Jamil Rostami | Stars: Nezar Selami, Rinas Voria, Abdol Hama Javan, Jian Ebrahim

Votes: 47

39. A Little Bit of Freedom (2003)

102 min | Drama

6.4
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Writers: Henner Winckler, Yüksel Yavuz | Director: Yüksel Yavuz | Stars: Cagdas Bozkurt, Necmettin Çobanoglu, Leroy Delmar, Sunay Girisken

Votes: 131

40. The Photograph (2001)

66 min | Drama

6.8
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Writer: Kazim Öz | Director: Kazim Öz | Stars: Muhlis Asan, Zulfiye Dolu, Feyyaz Duman, Nazmî Kirik

Votes: 81

41. Vive la mariée... et la libération du Kurdistan (1998)

96 min | Comedy

6.1
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Writer: Hiner Saleem | Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Georges Corraface, Marina Kobakhidze, Rona Hartner, Schahla Aalam

Votes: 90

42. The Boy Who Stopped Talking (1996)

108 min | Drama, Family, War

6.7
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Memo doesn't speak anymore, he's angry about his father's decision to move his family to The Netherlands.

Writer: Lou Brouwers | Director: Ben Sombogaart | Stars: Erçan Orhan, Halsho Hussain, Brader Musiki, Husna Killi

Votes: 72

43. On the Way (2005)

90 min | Drama

5.9
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Writer: Erden Kiral | Director: Erden Kiral | Stars: Yesim Buber, Halil Ergün, Mehmet Esen, Israfil Köse

Votes: 45

44. Chaplin of the Mountains (2013)

91 min | Drama

8.5
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43 Metascore

A recently orphaned young Kurdish-French woman travels to Iraqi Kurdistan to find her mother's village, likely destroyed during the Anfal genocide. On her journey she meets two American ... See full summary »

Writer: Jano Rosebiani | Director: Jano Rosebiani | Stars: Estelle Bajou, Zack Gold, Kurdo Galali, Taies Farzan

Votes: 26

45. Khake ashena (2008)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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Writer: Bahman Farmanara | Director: Bahman Farmanara | Stars: Reza Kianian, Babak Hamidian, Maryam Boubani, Bita Farahi

Votes: 143

46. Good Kurds, Bad Kurds: No Friends But the Mountains (2000)

72 min | Documentary, War

6.0
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A war of national liberation or a war against terrorism? Film-maker and acclaimed freelance journalist Kevin McKiernan poses this question at the outset of this stirring, provocative film ... See full summary »

Writer: Kevin McKiernan | Director: Kevin McKiernan

Votes: 74

47. Bekhal's Tears (2006)

84 min | Drama

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All Bekhal wants is to get an education and be happy. But her parents have other plans for her. The laws have changed after Saddam Hussein. But can society change her traditions too?

Writer: Lauand Omar | Director: Lauand Omar | Stars: Ozzie Aziz, Aware Xan, Peyuand Ismael Hawez, Fekri Baroshi

Votes: 24

48. Notes from a Kurdish Rebel (2006)

80 min | Documentary

5.3
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Akif left Germany to join up with the PKK guerrilla fighters. His diary records the doubts, dreams and political discussions that the fighters share as they march through the mountains, and... See full summary »

Director: Stefano Savona | Stars: Kazim Cavuldak, Aram, Siyar, Slav

Votes: 51

49. Beyond Our Dreams (2000)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

3.5
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Writer: Hiner Saleem | Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Olivier Sitruk, Rosanna Vite Mesropian, Romen Avinian, Edik Bagdasarian

Votes: 24

50. Close-up Kurdistan (2007)

104 min | Documentary

6.0
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Writer: Yüksel Yavuz | Director: Yüksel Yavuz | Stars: Abdulkadir Aygan, Beriwan, Ismail Besikçi, Eyse Sipendarik

Votes: 50