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19TH edition 11 TO 19 NOVEMBER 2022

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Fatih Akin

Germany, The Netherlands, Morocco, Mexico

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Director's Biography

With his fourth feature-length film Head On (2004), internationally renowned f ilmmaker Fatih Akin won the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. He went on to receive the Best Screenplay award from the Festival de Cannes and several more prestigious prizes for The Edge of Heaven (2007). Soul Kitchen (2009) won the Special Award of the Jury at the Venice Film Festival, where The Cut (2013) also had its premiere; In the Fade (2017) won several awards, including Best Actress for Diane Kruger in Cannes and the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Most recently, The Golden Glove (2019) was selected in competition at the Berlinale and Rhinegold (2022) had its premiere at the Filmfest Hamburg.

2022
140
German, Kurdish, Turkish, Dutch, English, Arabic
Wed 16 / 21h00 / Le Colisée

In the presence of the film crew

The path of Giwar Hajabi—better known as Xatar—from the ghetto to the top of the music charts is a dramatic adventure story. In the mid-1980s, from the hell of an Iraqi prison, Giwar comes to Germany as a young boy with his family and lands at the very bottom. There are opportunities, but there are many more stumbling blocks. In no time, Giwar goes from petty criminal to big-time dealer—but then a shipment goes missing. To settle his debt with the cartel, he plans a legendary gold heist.
Director : Fatih Akin
Producer : Nurhan Şekerci-Porst, Fatih Akin, Herman Weigel
Screenwriter : Fatih Akin
Cinematographer : Rainer Klausmann
Production Designer : Tim Pannen
Editor :  Andrew Bird
Sound : Michel Schöpping, Joern Martens
Music : Giwar Hajabi a.k.a. Xatar
Emilio Sakraya, Kardo Razzazi, Mona Pirzad, Arman Kashani, Hüseyin Top, Sogol Faghani
Production Company : bombero International GmbH
International Sales : The Match Factory

Pays

Germany, The Netherlands, Morocco, Mexico

année

2022

durée

140

langue

German, Kurdish, Turkish, Dutch, English, Arabic