Cyprus 1974. A Cypriot family flees advancing Turkish forces and takes refuge in an abandoned Ottoman-era palace. When a young Turkish Cypriot conscript comes face to face with the family ... See full summary »

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Cyprus 1974. A Cypriot family flees advancing Turkish forces and takes refuge in an abandoned Ottoman-era palace. When a young Turkish Cypriot conscript comes face to face with the family in hiding, he is forced to confront the harsh reality of war and his role in it. Written by AntHouse Films

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Short | Drama | Thriller | War

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The story is inspired by true events, including the confession [later retracted] of a now prominent actor, who detailed on live Turkish television how as a 19 year old conscript in 1974, he had killed 10 unarmed people on the orders of his superiors. See more »

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Sergeant Karem Akalin: Does this look like a fucking stage to you? Do you see any red curtains dangling here? We are not performing here. This is it. This is where art ends and real life begins. Kill him.
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FRIDAY ON MY MIND
Composed by Harry Vanda and George Young
© 1966 J. Albert & Son Pty Limited, © 1966 Albert Productions
Licensed Courtesy of Albert Music
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