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Ibrahim Selman

De zwijgende reiziger (A Silent Traveller)

Edition 1995
92' - 1994 - Documentary - Dialogue: Dutch, Kurdish
Director: Ibrahim Selman Composer: Dalshad Said, Democrat Taha, Serbest Zozan With: Bangin Abdulkadir, Said Ali, Umet Ali
We follow the family of Silo, a shepherd, his son Simko and daughter Kurde. One day, when Silo and Simko are up in the mountains with their herd, soldiers appear, shoot one of their sheep and make them carry the dead beast to the military post. There the soldiers eat it, forcing Silo and Simko to watch. That night, on their way home, Silo and Simko come across the peshmerga's, fighters for a free Kurdistan. Because of what happened taht day, Silo decides to buy a gun, to be able to defend himself and his family. Simko is full of anger and insists on revenge...

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Credits

Director

Ibrahim Selman

Composer

Dalshad Said, Democrat Taha, Serbest Zozan

With

Bangin Abdulkadir, Said Ali, Umet Ali

Scenario

Ibrahim Selman, Hugo Heinen, Rolf Orthel

Director of Photography

Peter Brugman

Editor

Kees Linthorst

Producer

Rolf Orthel

More information

Dialogue

Dutch, Kurdish

Countries of production

The Netherlands

Year

1994

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