Turtles Can Fly

Iranian filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi returns to his native Kurdistan — the scene of his first feature, A TIME FOR DRUNKEN HORSES (2000) — and crafts a small and very timely masterpiece. This time, however, the country is Iraq, just days before the 2003 invasion by U.S. and British forces. Kanibo is a tiny village perched on the border between Iraq and Turkey...read more