Bekas (Sorani Kurdish: بێکەس) is a 2012 Kurdish comedy-drama film written and directed by Karzan Kader. The film stars Zamand Taha and Sarwar Fazil. Set in 1990s of Iraqi Kurdistan, the story follows two shoeshiner brothers named Dana (Zamand) and Zana (Sarwar) who set off to America in order to meet Superman.
|Directed by||Karzan Kader|
|Screenplay by||Karzan Kader|
|Produced by||Sandra Harms|
|Music by||Juhana Lehtiniemi|
Sonet Film AB
|Distributed by||Falcon Films (Middle East)|
Awards and nominationsEdit
Bekas won a People's Choice Award and was nominated for the Muhr Arab Award at the 2012 Dubai Film Festival.
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