A Romeo and Juliet like love story set in Kurdish Iraq. Two teenagers flee from their families when one of them is to be married against her will. With Soran Ibrahim ("Turtles Can Fly").
Norwegian director Halkawt Mustafa, of Iraqi Kurdish origin, was the first to shoot a film in Iraqi Kurdistan. Mustafa's debut tells the story of teenagers Shirin and Soran. They are on the run because the Shirin doesn't want to enter a forced marriage. But when Soran is arrested, Shirin has to fend for herself in the big city - without male protection. After the ordeal, Shirin asks herself: does she still love Soran?