Shewi Hisab (2011)

While traveling through Kurdistan, Flute player Jeladet is caught in an army ambush. A cruel general saves him, and the beauty of Jeladet's heavenly music finally makes him see the terror of his actions.


Hussain Sewdin


Bachtyar Ali (novel), Hussain Sewdin




Credited cast:
Bahez Fatah Bahez Fatah ... Soldier
Najat Hakim Najat Hakim ... Serdari Babakerim
Bakhtiar Halabjai Bakhtiar Halabjai ... Doctor's assistant
Anwar Hassari Anwar Hassari ... Doctor Anwar
Zimnako Hidaiat Zimnako Hidaiat ... Soldier
Aso Hussain Aso Hussain ... Policeman
Chilo Kareem Chilo Kareem ... Sebry Shichani
Hama Kareem Hama Kareem ... Serhang Kaseem
Mahdi Latif Mahdi Latif ... Mariwan Kokochti
Faraidwn Mohammad Faraidwn Mohammad ... Halim Shiwaz
Hazim Mohammad Hazim Mohammad ... Policeman
Yousif Mohammad Yousif Mohammad ... Chlik Mahmoed
Sherko Nasradin Sherko Nasradin ... Kasim
Dawan Nawzad Dawan Nawzad ... Dalia Serajedin
Qasim Nuri Qasim Nuri ... Karim Chazin


While traveling through Kurdistan, Flute player Jeladet Kotir is confronted with the reality of war as he is caught in an army ambush. His traveling companions are murdered. But the cruel general Samir Al Babli (an unmentioned personification of Saddam Hussein), saves Jeladet as he has been haunted by these 'white musicians' for years. The beauty of Jeladet's heavenly music finally makes him see the terror of his actions. He surrenders himself to Jeladet and expresses his wish to be tried. Jeladet, raging for what the general has done to his friends and his people, is determined to find justice and takes the general as a prisoner of war. He calls a court together in an old prison of the Saddam regime where ten tortured victims of Samir Al Babli are gathered to try the general. Not the corrupt state this time, but the victims themselves are the judges. Telling their horrible stories they show a different dimension of the destructive war machinery. The trial leads to emotional and ... Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Thriller | War




Iran | Netherlands | Iraq



Release Date:

2 June 2011 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Night of Judgement See more »

Filming Locations:

Kurdistan, Iraq

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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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