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Ich liebe dich

OT: Ich liebe dich

Emine Emel Balcı // Germany, Turkey, 2012
Documentary Feature // FF2012



Ich liebe Dich accompanies the inhabitants of a remote Kurdish village in their efforts to learn a foreign language. Since 2007, German immigration law has required that foreigners speak adequate German before they can acquire a residence permit. Each of the women knows that their personal happiness depends on how well they can learn. All they long for is to end the long separation from their husbands and live a normal life with them in Germany. But the hurdles are high, if not insurmountable. A moving film about the desire for personal happiness and the obstacles on the way.



Ich liebe dich

Documentary Feature

Kurdish, Turkish


Germany, Turkey


74 min


Emine Emel Balcı

Emine Emel Balcı

Gökçe Işıl Tuna, Titus Kreyenberg

Murat Tuncel

Emine Emel Balcı, Ayhan Hacıfazlıoglu

Milena Bonse (Das kleine Fernsehspiel)

unafilm Berlin GmbH; Motiva Film

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