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by Esen Isik


Abdullah has lost his son to the “Holy War”. He travels from Switzerland to the Turkish-Syrian border to bury him. There he meets Malik, a Syrian boy without family. This encounter becomes a fateful chance for both of them.

international title: Al-Shafaq - When Heaven Divides
original title: Al-Shafaq - When Heaven Divides
country: Switzerland, Turkey
sales agent: maximage GmbH
year: 2020
genre: fiction
directed by: Esen Isik
film run: 98'
screenplay: Esen Isik
cast: Kida Khodr Ramadan, Beren Tuna, Ismail Can Metin, Ahmed Kour Abdo, Serkan Ercan, Ali Kandas, Serkan Tastemur, Robin Arslan, Mirza Sakic, Revsan Celiker
cinematography by: Gabriel Sandru
film editing: Aurora Vögeli
art director: Veli Kahraman
costumes designer: Melis Gamsizoglu, Regula Marthaler
music: Marcel Vaid
producer: Brigitte Hofer, Cornelia Seitler
line producer: Andrea Blaser, Emrah Gamsizoglu
production: maximage GmbH, SRF - Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
distributor: Outside The Box
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