The story tells of a young refugee from Chechnya who comes to Germany and is thrown into prison in Berlin. He falls in love with a girl who translates for him, and enlists her help for him to flee. He then joins a terrorist group in Berlin that gives him the order to attack the Russian embassy. Authentic war documentation is embedded in the film as the Chechen protagonist`s flashbacks. This is real coverage of war, shot by a Chechen rebel 1996 – 2000 in Chechnya. Real and fictional levels of the story blend together as a whole.
Crew & Cast:
DIRECTOR & SCRIPT: Irina Arms
CAST: Jan Amazigh Sid, Lidia Krebs, Bernhard Schütz, Oleg Masaev, Paul Milmeister
CAMERA: Sven Jakob-Engelmann
EDITING: Laia Prat, Marta Malowanczyk
DESIGN: Daniela Herzberg
PRODUCTION: ARMS FILMPRODUKTION