Original Title: Pako
KRG/ 2015/ 68 min

Director: Welid M. Taher
Producer: Welid M. Taher
Production Company: Directorate of Cinema Arts - Duhok 
Cinematography: Kurt Braun
Scriptwriter: Welid M. Taher
Editor: Ebrahim Saeedi
Music Composer: Mohammed Zaki
Language: Kurdish, Arabic
Main Cast: Rekesh Shahbaz, Berivan Isa
National Premiere

 

 

Synopsis

A soldier gets permission from the military services during the Iraqi-Iranian war, and returns back to his village for his wedding. When he returns to the army, he finds his fellows defeated, most of them are lost or dead. He, then escapes from the battlefield, and returns back to the village. When he discovers that the army has announced him as a deceased soldier, he hides himself in his house’s basement to avoid getting arrested.

Serbazek di dema şerê Îraqê û Îranê da destûriyê ji serokatiya leşkertiyê werdigirit, û jibo daweta xwe vedigerit gundê xwe. Dema ew vedigerit lerşkeriyê, ew dibînit ko hevalên wî şkestine, pirraniya wan winda bûne an jî mirine. Ew paşî ji meydana şerî direvit û dîsa vedigerit gundî. Dema ew dizanit ko serokatiya leşkertiyê mirina wî ragehandiye, ew jibo ko neêt girtin xwe di serdava xanî ve vedişêrit.

 

Director’s Biography

Walid M. Taher was born in Duhok. In Early 1990s, he fled to Netherlands. There, he started to build his film career as an actor, scriptwriter and festival coordinator. Taher returned back to Kurdistan in 2011 and started making short films.

Welîdê M. Tahirî li Dihokê hatiye ser dinyayê. Li destpêka salên notan, ew çû Holendayê. Li wê derê, wî dest bi avakirina behreyên xwe wekî zarveker, deqnivîser û hevpêjinê festîvalan kir. Welîd li sala 2011ê vegeriya Kurdistanê û dest bi çêkirina kurtefilman kir.


Filmography
2015 Pako
2012 The fallen star

 

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