Canan Kir (Where Are You Going, Habibi?), Roger Azar (The Blackout), Darina Al Joundi (Slam), Hans Jürgen Alf (The Albanian), Nicolas Chaoui (film debut), Ceci Chuh (Of Girls and Horses), Aziz Dyab (film debut), Marlene Fahnster (film debut), Özay Fecht (40 Quadratmeter Deutschland), Zeynep Ada Kienast (film debut), Jana Julia Roth (System Crasher), Gina Stiebitz (Clone)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Anne Zohra Berrached (24 Weeks), director, writer; Stefanie Misrahi (film debut), writer; Gerhard Meixner (Waltz with Bashir), Roman Paul (Wadjda) and Christiane Sommer (The Perfect Candidate), producers; Evgueni Galperine (By the Grace of God) and Sacha Galperine (Corpus Christi), composers; Christopher Aoun (Capernaum), cinematographer; Denys Darahan (Two Mothers), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In the mid-90s, science student Asli (Kir) meets charismatic Saeed (Azar), and the two fall in love and eventually marry. However, as the twenty-first century looms, Saeed makes a decision that will not only shatter his and Asli’s dreams, but also shake the world to its core…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
From filmmaker Anne Zohra Berrached comes a tragic tale of love and honour, from the perspective of two young, impressionable partners who end up becoming part of an event that changed the course of history.