26.9. - 5.10.2019

Before my Eyes Germany, Turkey 2009 | 102 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Miraz Bezar

Miraz Bezar, born in 1971, writer and director of various award winning short films.“Before My Eyes” is his feature film debut.

rated for 0 + years
10-year-old Gülistan and her little brother Firat watched their parents being shot by state security. Forced to live in the street, they are destined to a life of thievery and prostitution. One day Gülistan accompanies the prostitute Dilara and recognizes one of her customers as her parents murderer. “BeforeMy Eyes is an effort to bring some light into our dark past,“ says director Bezar, It was ultimately co-produced by Fatih Akin.


Orig. Title: Min Dit
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Kurdish, Turkish
Section: Agenda 09
Director: Miraz Bezar
Screenplay: Miraz Bezar
Cast: Senay Orak, Muhammet Al, Hakan Karsak, Berîvan Ayaz
Producer: Miraz Bezar,Klaus Maeck,Fatih Akin
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Mustafa Mesrop Biber
Camera: Isabelle Casez
Set Designer: Pinar Soydinç
Cutter: Miraz Bezar
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: The Match Factory GmbH, Balthasarstrasse 79-81, 50670 Köln, Germany, Tel: +49 221 539 709-0, Fax: +49 221 539 70910, email:,
Production: Bezar Film & Corazón International
corazón international GmbH & Co KG
Ditmar-Koel-Str. 26
20459 Hamburg