Reseba: The Dark Wind - Foreign Language Contender 8
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Film Info
Film Type:Special Presentation
Release Year:2016
Runtime:92 min
Production Country:Kurdistan Regional Government Iraq, Qatar, Germany
Original Language:Kurdish, Arabic
Subtitles:English
Facebook:facebook.com/resebathedarkwind/
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Hussein Hassan
Cast:Rekesh Shabaz
Diman Zandi
Maryam Boobani
Imad Lezgin
Producer(s):Mehmet Aktas
Screenwriter:Hussein Hassan
Mehmet Aktas
Executive Producer(s):Mehmet Aktas
Description

Part of the inaugural "Best Foreign Language Award Contender" Sidebar featuring 10 films submitted to the 2018 Academy Awards as their respective country's official entry for "Best Foreign Language Film." 
      
Country: Iraq
Film Synopsis: When Reko hears about the attack, he searches for his beloved ones. His parents and Pero's family find shelter in a refugee camp but Pero is still missing. Finally, Reko finds his fiancée in Syria. But after reuniting Pero with her family in the camp, everyone learns that Pero is deeply traumatized. The nightmare continues and the question remains: Will true love overcome “The Dark Wind”?
     
Disclaimer from International Film Programmer Hannah Fisher:
We request that our audiences keep an open mind in viewing these films – as all are selected by the country of origin as the most representative film of the year. Some of the films may be unusual for Heartland Festival, but all films in this category will have been selected by various industry organizations, along with funding bodies and government agencies. Films in the “Foreign Language Best Picture Contender” sidebar contain mature themes and strong content.
  
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