Cüneyt and Bahar are a married couple in their late thirties living and working in Antalya, in southern Turkey. Cüneyt is a history teacher in high school and Bahar works at the tax department. They decide to adopt a baby after failing to bear one through biological means.
The two brothers Volker and Bernd have to await an event, which is not part of everyday life: Bernds release from prison. However, this situation is nothing unusual for both and primarily Volker a more straight-forward guy recalls unpleasant and long suppressed memories, which contributed to long-lasting ups and downs within their relationship.
Were Dengé Min (Come To My Voice)
In a snowy Kurdish mountain village, in the east of Turkey, an old woman Berfé and her young granddaughter Jiyan are troubled when the only in the household, Temo, the son of one and the father of the other, is arrested and taken into custody by the local gendarmerie. The Commanding Officer has got the information that the villagers are hiding guns from them.
They were heroes of a special kind. They came from the steppes, the sons of farmers, of factory floor women. Salt-of-the-earth, strapping young men, model husbands, who believed in communism with all their hearts. They were perfect identification-figures for the economically and ideologically damages socialist community. Bright futures lay ahead of them.
In the midst of the Bosnian war, Marko a Serbian soldier witnesses the brutal aggression of Haris, a Muslim civilian, by three fellow soldiers. Marko interferes and saves Haris, but is beaten to death by the infuriated soldiers.
Twelve years after, the war is over but the wounds of the conflict are still open.