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Turtles Can Fly (Lakposhtha ham parvaz mikonand)

Rating:PG-13 (for violence, disturbing images and mature thematic material, all involving children)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:February 18, 2005
Running time:96 minutes
Cast:Olivier Gourmet, Morgan Marinne, Soran Ebrahim, Hirsh Feyssal, Avaz Latif
Director:Bahman Ghobadi
Producer:Bahman Ghobadi
Writer:Bahman Ghobadi
Distributor:IFC Films

Description: In a village in Iraqi Kurdistan, on the border between Iran and Turkey, the villagers desperately seek for a satellite dish antenna in order to keep updated on the impending attack of the Americans in Iraq. Coming from another village with his younger sister and her child, a mutilated boy has a foreboding: the war is getting closer and closer.

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