The bride finds a baby on the toilet floor in the hotel. 16 years later the girl turns upon her doorstep, in need to find her biological parents. A funny, touching story about how sex, lies and biology created a beautiful flower, Rosemari.
Letter to the King portrays five people on a day trip from a refugee camp to Oslo, a welcome change in an otherwise monotonous life. But we soon realize that each and every one of them has ... See full summary »
Six days in the lives of an Israeli living in a kibbutz and a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely.
Congo drifts lonely through the fallow land of the city proclaiming ruin, end and demise. Strasser returns in search of a new home to his wife Luna, who is trailing the old drug dreams of ... See full summary »
A journey inside Martin's head. He's on a weekend mountain trip, and we get to know his thoughts. Unsensored, essential, existential and silly about feelings and fantasies. A recognizable film about being human, and how we tick and think.
Sivert Giæver Solem,
Iraq in the early 1990 was a devastating land to survive in. When we think of Iraq, the first thing that tends to pop into our minds is the war and Saddam Hussein. But there is another side... See full summary »
The evening before Christmas eve Vilde is hanging out with her friends at the central station, when she learns that her mother has been in an accident. She is forced to contact her biological father, but wants to run away to Tokyo.
Ines Høysæter Asserson,
Nicolai Cleve Broch,
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 wedding. Siyar's father is dead, and as the eldest son, he is obliged to set out to find his sister and restore his family honour in the local village. In Istanbul he meets the young girl Evin. They travel together. Their journey through Greece, Germany (Berlin) and Norway makes Siyar's search for his sister a search for dignity and love.Written by
Sebah El Xer
Written by Melayê Cizîrî
Performed by Zubêr Salih
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Artistic Translation of Society Issues
Hisham Zaman, the Kurdish Director, could translate one of the issue that Kurdish society and tribal environment which the Kurdish society has into a very artistic images which you can understand and accept through the film. Apart from the issues he present, he could also present the inner side of a Kurdish man who at the end a human who has a feelings and a big heart and can change to the better. Even if that change will cost him a lot. Though his film, Hisham could present the beauty and the ironical status of the society in a very beautiful combination of story and pictures which he could present. As for Hisham Zaman previous films, his short "Bawka" and his feature "Letter to the King" are presenting the creative a level of this successful Kurdish Director.
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