Original Title: Tomar
Iraq / 2014 / 13 min

Director: Hawraz Mohammed
Producer: Hawre Bahjad
Production Company: Directorate of cinema arts- Sulaimaniya
Cinematography: Saman Jalal
Scriptwriter: Hawraz Mohammed
Editor: Sanger Abdullah
Music Composer: Karwan Mahmood
Language: Kurdish
Main Cast:  Srwa Abas, Ali Twana

 

 

Synopsis

In the first part of 90s, many young Kurdish people left Kurdistan Region due to the mistaken policy, civil war, and poverty. The story of this film is taken from real life stories, as an old man and his wife portray their life through a video camera and send it to their son who lives abroad. The young man has only that cassette from his parents to comfort his loneliness.

Li destpêka salên 90an, gelek ciwanên Kurd ji ber siyaseta şaş, şerê medenî, û hejartiyê ji Herêma Kurdistanê derkevtin. Çîroka vî filmî ji çîrokên rasteqîne yên jiyanê hatiye wergirtin, dema pîremêrek û baniya xwe jiyana xwe bi kamîreyeka vîdyoyê wîne dikin û ji pisê xwe ra ko li xerîbiyan dijît bi rê dikin. Wî ciwanî tine ew kaset ji daybabên xwe heye ko tinêbûna xwe pê bişkênit.

 

Director’s Biography

Hawraz Mohammed was born in 1983 in Kurdistan of Iraq. Mohammed earned his degree in Sociology, and then worked as a filmmaker. Mohammed also has more than ten years of experience in TV programs and documentaries.

Hawrazê Mihemedî li sala 1983ê, li başûrê Kurdistanê, hatiye ser dinyayê. Wî bawername bi Civazaniyê wergirt, û paşî wekî filimsazek kar kir. Hawrazî her wisa zêdetirî deh salan di bernameyên tilevizyonan û belgefilman da kar kiriye.

 

Filmography
2014 Record
2011 Mirror
2010 Fourth day
2009 Red fish