About

Turtles can fly tells the story of a group of young children near the Turkey-Iran border. They clean up mines and wait for the Saddam regime to fall.

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Directed by

Bahman Ghobadi

Written by

Bahman Ghobadi (Screenplay)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

France, Iran, Iraq

Language

Persian

Cast

Keywords

muslim war tank village rape suicide soldier boy refugee electricity children in wartime bicycle iraq landmine dead child kurdistan

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