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Muhr AsiaAfrica Short
Turkey / 2012 / Kurdish, Turkish dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 35 mm / 14 minutes

Winner of Muhr AsiaAfrica / Short /Best Film : L. Rezan Yesilbas (Producer)

Synopsis

1984, Zeynep, who lives in Diyarbakir with her three children, wants to visit her husband in prison. Fluent only in Kurdish, she is unable to utter a word in the prison, where only Turkish may be spoken. To add to her woes, she wants to give her husband a new pair of shoes, but prisoners may not accept anything from the outside world…

Genre

Drama

Cast & Credits

12+

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