The Guardian There can hardly be any film-maker with a more urgent, and a more desolate sense of the contemporary than Bahman Ghobadi, the Iranian-Kurdish director who made the lacerating A Time for Drunken Horses. Again, Ghobadi has written a spiritual bulletin from the war-ravaged Middle East, and placed children at the centre of the action.
Feb 18, · "Turtles Can Fly" is the third feature film that Bahman Ghobadi, a Kurdish director from Iran, has made about the suffering and resilience of his people, who have the bad luck to live spread. Turtles Can Fly (Kurdish with English Subtitles) (), drama war released in English language in theatre near you in Hyderabad. Know about Film reviews, lead cast & crew, photos & video gallery on BookMyShow. Turtles Can Fly (Persian: Lakposhtha hâm parvaz mikonand) is a film written and directed by the Kurdish Iranian filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi, with notable theme music composed by Hossein Alizadeh. It was the first film to be made in Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein.
The colors are bright and vivid, the images are sharp and detailed, the compositions are elegant and striking, the camerawork as slick as anything from a major U. The film — the first made in Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein — is a striking look at these nearly forgotten victims of war, and a sobering, saddening experience.
Though dismissed by a few as shamelessly manipulative because of the use of children, especially maimed ones, to make its point, Turtles Can Fly is strong stuff that should be seen.
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There can hardly be any film-maker with a more urgent, and a more desolate sense of the contemporary than Bahman Ghobadi. Apr 22, · By far the most indelible character in "Turtles Can Fly," though, is the mysterious Agrin, whom Latif plays with breathtaking fierceness and power.
In . Turtles Can Fly (Kurdish with English Subtitles) (), drama war released in English language in theatre near you in. Know about Film reviews, lead cast & crew, photos & video gallery on BookMyShow.
Feb 18, · Turtles Can Fly creates a haunting reminder that collateral damage can't always be measured in casualty rates, and that it goes on long after the 85%(31). In Turtles Can Fly, we meet two survivors, Hengoa, an armless teenager, and Agrin, his sister, who was raped by soldiers during the attack.
A blind, lachrymose toddler who clings to Agrin is the child of that rape. Iran submitted “Turtles Can Fly” to the foreign-language category for the Oscar nominations.
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