Kilometer Zero

Overview

A Turkish soldier and an Iraqi taxi driver attempt to transport the body of a deceased Iraqi soldier to his family all the way across the country in writer/producer/director Hiner Saleem's darkly comic road movie. The first Iraqi film to ever compete in the Palme d'Or competition at the Cannes Film Festival, Kilometer Zero features a supporting performance by Turkish Elle cover girl Belçim Bilgin.
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Overview

A Turkish soldier and an Iraqi taxi driver attempt to transport the body of a deceased Iraqi soldier to his family all the way across the country in writer/producer/director Hiner Saleem's darkly comic road movie. The first Iraqi film to ever compete in the Palme d'Or competition at the Cannes Film Festival, Kilometer Zero features a supporting performance by Turkish Elle cover girl Belçim Bilgin.
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Special Features

Discussion guide which includes director's notes, director biography, about Iraqi Kurdistan
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/19/2008
  • UPC: 720229913089
  • Original Release: 2005
  • Rating:

  • Source: First Run Features
  • Time: 1:26:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Nazmi Kirik Ako
Eyam Ekrem Driver
Belcim Bilgin Selma
Ehmed Qeladizehi Adnan
Technical Credits
Hiner Saleem Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Robert Alazraki Cinematographer
Yan Axin Score Composer
Emilie Georges Producer
Fabrice Guez Associate Producer
Nikos Kypourgos Score Composer
Fredi Loth Sound/Sound Designer
Alexandre Mallet-Guy Producer
Anna Ruiz Editor
Fakher Sherwani Production Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Kilometer Zero
1. This War is Not Ours [2:41]
2. Arab or Kurd? [6:19]
3. We Must Leave [6:42]
4. Called to the Front [10:38]
5. Under Attack [4:42]
6. Delivering the Martyrs [10:28]
7. On the Road [8:28]
8. This is Paradise [8:07]
9. Caravan of Martyrs [8:27]
10. Deserter [6:29]
11. Reunited [9:53]
12. Credits [2:18]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Kilometer Zero
   Start Film
   Chapters
   Special Features
      Discussion Guide
      Global Lens Showcase
      Global Lens 2007 Series Trailer
   The Global Film Initiative
      The Acquisition Program
      The Traveling Film Series: Global Lens
      The Education Program
      The Granting Program
      The Commercial Distribution Program
      Global Lens Tour Locations
   First Run Features
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