Al-Shafaq - When heaven divides (2019)


When heaven divides tells us an uncompromising story about loss, guilt, atonement and redemption.


Esen Isik


Esen Isik

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Credited cast:
Kida Khodr Ramadan ... Abdullah
Beren Tuna Beren Tuna ... Emine
Ismail Can Metin Ismail Can Metin ... Burak
Ahmed Kour Abdo Ahmed Kour Abdo ... Malik
Serkan Ercan Serkan Ercan ... The Funeral Car Driver
Ali Kandas Ali Kandas ... Kadir
Serkan Tastemur Serkan Tastemur ... Sami
Robin Arslan Robin Arslan ... Berdan
Mirza Sakic ... Nico
Revsan Celiker Revsan Celiker ... Gule
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kasem Hoxha ... Hodscha Halit
Dardan Sadik Dardan Sadik ... Ramazan
Ajten Serdin Ajten Serdin ... Woman in prayer room
Philippe Nauer Philippe Nauer ... Prosecutor
Badasar Colbiyik Badasar Colbiyik ... Ebu Yusuf


Abdullah travels from Switzerland to the Turkish-Syrian border to bury his son Burak who has died in the "Holy War". In a moment of deep sorrow he encounters Malik, a Syrian boy who has lost his family in the same war where Burak was a fighter. This coincidence becomes a fateful chance for both of them. Written by maximage

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Drama | War




Switzerland | Turkey

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31 October 2019 (Switzerland) See more »

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