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The Flowers of Kirkuk

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The Flowers of Kirkuk (Golakani Kirkuk)

The Flowers of Kirkuk (Golakani Kirkuk)

The Flowers of Kirkuk (Golakani Kirkuk)

original title:

GOLAKANI KIRKUK

directed by:

cinematography:

production:

Far Out Films, T&C Film, Rai Cinema, supported by MiBAC, Oskar srl, Visual K Productions, RSI Televisione Svizzera Italiana

distribution:

country:

Italy/Switzerland/Iraq

year:

2010

film run:

115'

format:

35mm - colour

release date:

19/11/2010

festivals & awards:

A love story set against a background of Iraq in the 1980s. Under Saddam Hussein's brutal regime, Najla, a young doctor from Rome University, must chose between the traditions of her family and her personal ideals and dreams. Love, betrayal and the destiny of the two men who want to marry her are interwoven in her story as she meets her fateful end.