Original Title: Were Dengê Min
Turkey/ 2014 / 105 min

Director: Huseyin Karabey
Producer: Huseyin Karabey
Production Company: Asi Film Yapim
Cinematography: Anne Misselwitz
Scriptwriter: Huseyin Karabey,Abidin Parilti
Editor: Baptiste Gacoin
Music Composer: Serhat Bostanci, Imran Erin, AliYekbas
Language: Kurdish, Turkish
Main Cast: Feride Gezer, Melek Ulger, Muhsin Tokcu
Kurdistan Premiere

 

 

Synopsis

In a snowy Kurdish mountain village, in Turkey, an old woman, Befre and her granddaughter, Jiyan, are troubled when the local police arrest the only man in the household, Temo. The commanding officer claims that the villagers are hiding weapons, and as a result, they will arrest all the men in the village until their families resign and hand over the weapons they are hiding. Berfe and Jiyan start searching for a gun in order to exchange it with their beloved one, Temo.

Li gundekê Kurdan ê çiyayî û befrîn, li bakûrê Kurdistanê, pîrejinek, Befre, û neviya wê, Jiyan, dikevin belayê dema polîsên Tirk ên navweyî mêrê yekane yê malbata wan, Temoyî, desteser dikin. Efserê fermandar dibêjit ko gundiyan çek veşartine, û beranberî wê, ew dê hemî mêrên gundî desteser bikin heta malbatên wan paşve biçin û wan çekên wan veşartîn radestî wan bikin. Befre û Jiyan dest bi lêgeryana çekan dikin jibo ko bi xweşdiviyê xwe, Temoyî, biguherin.

 

Director’s Biography

Hüseyin Karabey, was born in 1970, is a Kurdish filmmaker. Despite the heavy political content of his documentaries and short films, Karabey’s films have managed to meet the audience through various alternative channels.

Hisênê Karabeyî li sala 1970ê hatiye ser dinyayê, ew derînerekê Kurde. Bi ser naveroka siyasî ya dijwar a belgefilim û kurtefilmên wî ra, filmên Hisênî şiyan bi rêya kenalên pêguhork ên cida cida bîneran li xwe bicemînin.

 

Filmography
2014 Come to My Voice
2012 Life as a Fabel a Narrative
2011 Do Not Forget Me Istanbul
2010 No Darkness Can Make Us Forget-