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129 Ratings

My Sweet Pepper Land

Directed by Hiner Saleem
France, Iraq, 2013


Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but instead agrees to be stationed in a small valley, at the very borders of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq.

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My Sweet Pepper Land Directed by Hiner Saleem

Awards & Festivals

Chicago International Film Festival

2013 | Winner: Best Feature (Gold Hugo)

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

2013 | Winner: Achievement in Directing (High Commendation)

2013 | 2 nominations including: Achievement in Directing

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