MESH (WALKING)

MES

By Shiar ABDI

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Drama - Completed 2011

Based on a true story, Mesh is a beautiful tale about the friendship of an old disturbed man and the children of a Kurdish village, while their lives are endangered by the Turkish military. First Kurdish Film shot in Turkey!

    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • TURKEY, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • TURKISH, KURDISH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Shiar ABDI
    • Writer(s)
    • Shiar ABDI, Selamo
    • Producer(s)
    • Lothar SEGELER (SoundVision), Selamo (Sel Film), Shiar ABDI (Sim Produktion)
    • Synopsis
    • Xelilo, a disturbed man, lives in an abandoned store and walks endlessly through the streets of a Kurdish village in the south east of Turkey. He is curiously being noticed by Cengo, a 12-year old boy, living more or less happily under poor conditions, selling chewing gum for a living. Cautiously they become friends and Cengo leads him to the meeting point, where the children live through carefree moments.
      When the Turkish military takes power, a curfew is imposed on the city. The life of Xelilo and the other Kurds is endangered. Who are the winners and losers in this conflict?
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