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TALE OF CINEMA

KEUK JANG JEON

Sangsoo HONG

Country : South korea, France

KILOMÈTRE ZÉRO
In Competition - Feature Films

KILOMETRE ZERO

Directed by : Hiner SALEEM

Year of production : 2005 Country : FRANCE, KURDISTAN Length : 91 minutes

Synopsis

Iraq, 1988. Young husband and father Ako is forced to join Saddam Hussein's army. The unwilling soldier dreams of fleeing the country, but his wife Selma refuses to leave while her old bedridden father is still alive. Ako is sent away to the frontline of the Iran-Iraq War, where he experiences not only the reality of war, but also abuse due to his Kurdish background. The desperate man considers drastic measures for a fast ticket home. Ako thinks it's his lucky day when he receives orders to escort the return of a fellow soldier's corpse to his family. But his driver turns out to be an anti-Kurd Arab. With flag-wrapped coffin in tow, the mismatched duo prepares for an unexpected voyage across the majestic Iraqi landscape. Ako won't miss his chance to trick the driver into heading north towa

Official release11.05.05 . 00:00 AM

Press conference : Kilometre zero (Kilomètre zéro)

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Press conference : Kilometre zero (Kilomètre zéro)

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Steps : Kilometre zero (Kilomètre zéro)

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Interview / Photo Call : Kilometre zero (Kilomètre zéro)

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Film scene : Kilometre zero (Kilomètre zéro)

Credits

Hiner SALEEM - Director

Hiner SALEEM - Script / Dialogue

Robert ALAZRAKI - Cinematography

Kamal HAMARASH - Set decorator

Anna RUIZ - Film Editor

Nikos KIPOURGOS - Music

Freddy LOTH - Sound

Casting

Nazmi KIRIK - Ako

Robert ALAZRAKI

Belcim BILGIN - Salma

Film poster © DR

Contacts

Production

MEMENTO FILMS PRODUCTION / LA CINEFACTURE - MEMENTO FILMS PRODUCTION LA CINEFACTURE 40, rue FRANCE - T: 33 1 47 70 19 99 - www.memento-films.com


HINER SALEEM PRODUCTIONS - KURDISTAN


Distribution

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French press

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LAURENCE GRANEC - lgranec@club-internet.fr


International press

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RICHARD LORMAND - IntlPress@aol.com


International sales

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