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Road to Aleppo
Road to Aleppo

Road to AleppoRoad to AleppoRoad to Aleppo

Directed byRegieDerhêner

Shiar Abdi

, 2018

Running timeLaufzeitDema bezê

90'

This feature film by the German based director Shiar Abdi was shot entirely on location in spring of 2013 during the civil war in northern Syria with the participation of the people of Syria. Rony, of Syrian descent, works in Germany as a nurse. He crosses the Turkish border to Syria illegally in search of his mother. He is driven by the longing for his mother, which was believed to be dead. The truth is that she was imprisoned in Syria for many years. Rony, not being too clear about the political situation in his country of descent, is soon after his arrival confronted with the brutal reality of civil war.
During his search he meets Nora, a dedicated blogger, who reports about the civil war on the internet. She offers to accompany him to Aleppo in search of his mother. They get into the control of rebel officer Youssef, who believes them to be supporters of the regime. After the misconception is cleared, it is too late to go to Aleppo and she takes him to her family in Kobani. They witness an attack of government forces and are able to bring some surviving children to the Red Crescent. The next day the two try to reach Aleppo by motorbike, but the illegally refined gasoline stops the engine and they continue by foot. They rest for the night in a nearby cage and in a close moment confess each other their longing for a better life in peace.
On their continuing journey they help to bring casualties to Aleppo. But instead of being thanked, Rony and Nora are arrested, interrogated and tortured. Also imprisoned there is rebel officer Youssef. In their common suffering a strong relation develops between them. After they are being freed by the rebel army, they finally find Rony’s mother, only to be shot by a sniper soon after. Standing at her bedside Rony finds out the truth about his origins and the injustice that had been done to his mother and the history, which keeps a whole country in deadly peril. Nora confesses her affection to Youssef, but he is completely absorbed in his fight with the rebel army. So destiny takes its course...

Dieser Spielfilm des in Deutschland lebenden Regisseurs Shiar Abdi wurde im Frühjahr 2013 während des Bürgerkriegs in Nordsyrien gedreht.
Rony, syrischer Abstammung, arbeitet in Deutschland als Krankenpfleger. Er überquert die türkische Grenze nach Syrien auf der Suche nach seiner Mutter. Getrieben wird er von der Sehnsucht nach seiner totgeglaubten Mutter. Die Wahrheit ist, dass sie viele Jahre in Syrien inhaftiert war. Rony, der sich über die politische Situation in seinem über die politische Situation in seinem Herkunftsland ist, wird bald nach seiner Ankunft mit der brutalen Realität des Bürgerkriegs konfrontiert. Bei seiner Suche trifft er auf Nora, eine engagierte Bloggerin, die im Internet über den Bürgerkrieg berichtet.Sie bietet ihm an, ihn auf der Suche nach seiner Mutter nach Aleppo zu begleiten. Und so nimmt das Schicksal seinen Lauf...

Ev fîlma dirêj a derhênerê Almanî Şîar Ebdî bi tevayî li cihê bûyerê di bihara sala 2013an de di dema şerê navxweyî yê li Bakurê Sûriyê bi beşdariya gelê Sûriyê hatiye kişandin. Rony, bi eslê xwe Sûrî ye, li Almanyayê wek hemşîre kar dike. Ew ji bo diya xwe digere ji sînorê Tirkiyê derbasî Sûriyê dibe. Ew ji ber hesreta diya xwe ya ku tê bawer kirin ku mirî ye, dimeşe. Ya rast ew e ku ew bi salan li Sûriyê di zindanê de ma. Rony, ku di derbarê rewşa siyasî ya welatê xwe de ne zelal e, piştî hatina xwe zû bi rastiya hovane ya şerê navxweyî re rû bi rû dimîne. Di dema lêgerîna xwe de ew Nora, bloggerek dilsoz, ku li ser înternetê li ser şerê navxweyî radigihîne, nas dike. Ew pêşniyar dike ku bi wî re bibe Helebê ji bo lêgerîna diya wî. Ew dikevin bin kontrola efserê serhildêr Yûsif, yê ku bawer dike ku ew alîgirên rejîmê ne. Piştî ku ev têgihîştina şaş tê paqijkirin, êdî dereng maye ku biçe Helebê û ew wî digihîne malbata xwe ya li Kobanî. Ew dibin şahidê êrişa hêzên hikûmetê û dikarin çend zarokên sax mane bînin Heyva Sor. Roja din her du hewl didin bi motorsîkletê xwe bigihînin Helebê, lê benzîna ​​ku bi qaçaxî hatiye parzûnkirin motorê disekine û bi peyatî berdewam dikin. Ew bi şev di qefeseke nêzîk de radiwestin û di demek nêzîk de hesreta xwe ya ji bo jiyanek çêtir di aramiyê de ji hev qebûl dikin. Di rêwîtiya xwe ya berdewam de alîkariya wan dikin ku birîndaran bigihînin Helebê. Lê li şûna ku ji wan re spas bikin, Rony û Nora têne girtin, lêpirsîn û îşkencekirin. Her wiha efserê serhildêr Youssef jî girtî ye. Di êşên wan ên hevpar de têkiliyeke xurt di navbera wan de çêdibe. Piştî ku ew ji hêla artêşa serhildêr ve têne azad kirin, ew di dawiyê de diya Rony dibînin, tenê di demek kurt de ji hêla sekvanek ve têne gulebaran kirin. Rony li ber nivîna wê radiweste, rastiya eslê xwe û neheqiya ku li diya wî hatiye kirin û dîroka ku welatek tev di xetereya mirinê de dihêle dibîne. Nora hezkirina xwe ji Youssef re eşkere dike, lê ew bi tevahî di şerê xwe de bi artêşa serhildêr re mijûl dibe. Ji ber vê yekê çarenûs riya xwe digire ...

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