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  • A SONG FOR BEKO Alternative
  • Ein LIED FÜR BEKO Alternative
  • BEKO Alternative


Drama, war. Cemale leaves Turkey to avoid being drafted into the Turkish army. Troops arrive at his village to look for him and beat up and arrest his brother Beko. Beko manages to escape and heads for the Syrian border. There, as the war between Iran and Iraq is ending, he finds Kurds camping out in the mountains, afraid to return to their villages. When they do try to return, they are sprayed with poison gas from Saddam Hussein's helicopters. Beko manages to survive and becomes an exile in Germany. His brother is forced to serve as a Turkish soldier and is killed.

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