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Zanyar Adami looks down at Bagdad from an airplane heading to Sweden. His mother is still down there at the airport. His father isnt even there to wave goodbye. At the time, Zanyar is only ... See full synopsis »
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Zanyar Adami looks down at Bagdad from an airplane heading to Sweden. His mother is still down there at the airport. His father isnt even there to wave goodbye. At the time, Zanyar is only five years old.

23 years later Zanyar, soon to be a father, sits in his kitchen in a suburb of Stockholm. His father, Taher, sits in front of him. Any day now, Zanyar will become a father himself and he knows that he cant wait anymore. He has to confront his father with the question he has been afraid to ask all his life: How could Taher leave him in the midst of a war and then send him to Sweden all by himself?

Taher Adami gets up every morning at dawn to drive his taxi in the streets of Stockholm. He does everything he can to forget his past; the torture in prison, the murder of his brother, the shootings during his time in the guerilla. To keep away the memories he seeks refuge in music; he dances tango, plays the piano and sings. But he cant hide his past anymore. His coming grandson awakes ...

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Kurdish | Swedish

Release Date:

7 October 2011 (Sweden) See more »

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The Guerilla Son See more »

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€200,000 (estimated)
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Momento Film See more »
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