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Turtles Can Fly

Turtles Can Fly

A Feature film by Bahman Ghobadi

Production year : 2003

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Foreign production company :

Palace Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

Bac Films Distribution

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The Americans are on the brink of attacking Iraq. The inhabitants of a village in Iraqi Kurdistan, at the border of Iran and Turkey, actively search for a parabolic antenna to capture news by satellite.
A disabled boy arrives from another village with his little sister and her child. He predicts that the war is getting closer and closer.

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Technical details

Feature film

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Coproducer countries :

Iraq, Iran, France

Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

Minority French (Iraq, Iran, France)

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French release :

Runtime :

1 h 35 min

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