6.8/10
116
0 user 5 critic

Bîranînen li ser kevirî (2014)

Kurdish childhood friends Hussein (37) and Alan (40) direct and produce a film about the genocide of Kurdish people in Iraq, the Anfal campaign in 1988. They learn that, to achieve veracity... See full summary »

Director:

Shawkat Amin Korki
Reviews
14 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ... See full summary »

Director: Hiner Saleem
Stars: Korkmaz Arslan, Golshifteh Farahani, Suat Usta
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi
Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A road movie set in Iraq in 2003 during the fall of Saddam. Two Kurds are looking for the parents of a five-year-old boy who has been found in the street in tears. His name is Saddam too. ... See full summary »

Director: Shawkat Amin Korki
Stars: Adil Abdolrahman, Ayam Akram, Hussein Hassan Ali
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

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 »

Director: Hisham Zaman
Stars: Ali Bag Salimi, Zheer Durhan, Nazmi Kirik
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Young Iranian Kurdish siblings try to save the youngest of them, who is seriously ill.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi
Stars: Ayoub Ahmadi, Rojin Younessi, Amaneh Ekhtiar-dini
Vodka Lemon (2003)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In a remote, isolated Yazidi Kurdish village in post-Soviet Armenia, Hamo, a widower with a pitiful pension and three worthless sons, travels daily to his wife's grave. There he meets the ... See full summary »

Director: Hiner Saleem
Stars: Romen Avinian, Lala Sarkissian, Ivan Franek
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.

Director: Alexander Hall
Stars: Robert Montgomery, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes
Bekas (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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 »

Director: Karzan Kader
Stars: Zamand Taha, Sarwar Fazil, Diya Mariwan
Birdshot (2016)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

"Birdshot" is a mystery-thriller film that tells a story of a young Filipina farm girl who wanders into the boundaries of a Philippine reservation forest. Deep within the reservation she ... See full summary »

Director: Mikhail Red
Stars: Arnold Reyes, Mary Joy Apostol, John Arcilla
Félicité (2017)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Félicité sings in a bar in Kinshasa. When her 14-year-old son has a motorcycle accident, she goes on a frantic search through the streets of Kinshasa, a world of music and dreams. And her path crosses that of Tabu.

Director: Alain Gomis
Stars: Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu, Gaetan Claudia, Papi Mpaka
Layla M. (2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A teenage Muslim growing up in Amsterdam becomes radicalised.

Director: Mijke de Jong
Stars: Nora El Koussour, Ilias Addab, Hassan Akkouch
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Diyarbakir, in the late nineties: Two young Kurdish children are forced to live on the street after their parents have been murdered by a member of a secret state security force.

Director: Miraz Bezar
Stars: Senay Orak, Muhammed Al, Hakan Karsak
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Hussein Hassan Ali Hussein Hassan Ali ... (as Hussein Hassan)
Salih Arif Salih Arif ... Shamal (Director Assistant)
Nazmi Kirik Nazmi Kirik
Shima Molaei Shima Molaei
Ala Riani ... Wife of Alan
Suat Usta Suat Usta
Edit

Storyline

Kurdish childhood friends Hussein (37) and Alan (40) direct and produce a film about the genocide of Kurdish people in Iraq, the Anfal campaign in 1988. They learn that, to achieve veracity by the means of cinema and to face their own identity, it's worth putting everything on the line - even their own life. Written by Mîtosfilm

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | History | War

Edit

Details

Country:

Germany | Iraq

Language:

Kurdish

Release Date:

22 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Memories on Stone See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mitosfilm See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film was selected as the Iraqi entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards but it was not nominated. See more »

Connections

Features Yol (1982) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed