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Mehmet, a young man from western Turkey, and Berzan, a Kurdish rebel living in the underground, develop an unlikely friendship while living in Istanbul. When Mehmet is mistaken for a Kurd and arrested, he begins to understand his new friend's struggles, which ultimately lead to tragedy and Mehmet taking a long journey to Berzan's homeland. Stars Newroz Baz and Nazmi Qirix. Winner of the Blue Angel at the 1999 Berlin International Film Festival. In Turkish and Kurdish with English subtitles.

Yesim Ustaoglu---Turkey/Germany/Netherlands---1999---104 mins.