Sisters Apart

Im Feuer

Greek premiere

Rojda, a German soldier and native Kurd, volunteers for a mission to train female Kurdish soldiers in Iraq to fight ISIS. No one must know that she is actually looking for her missing sister.

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Direction: Daphne Charizani
Script: Daphne Charizani
Cinematography: Falko Lachmund
Editing: David J. Rauschning
Sound: Manuel Laval, Aris Athanasopoulos, Jörg Kidrowski
Music: Florian Tessloff
Actors: Almila Bagriacik, Zübeyde Bulut, Maryam Boubani, Christoph Letkowski, Gonca de Haas, Niels Bruno Schmidt, Lucas Prisor, Ceylan Bulus, Jyana Karami
Production: Pallas Film
Producers: Thanassis Karathanos, Martin Hampel, Viola Fügen, Michael Weber, Kostas Lambropoulos
Co-production: View Master Films, Greek Film Centre
Co-producers: Giorgos Kyriakos, Effie Skrobola
Sets: Thomas Freudenthal, Yula Zoiopoulou
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece, Germany
Production Year: 2020
Duration: 93'
Contact: The Match Factory Thania Dimitrakopoulou

Daphne Charizani

Born in Thessaloniki, Greece, she grew up in Greece and Germany. She studied Stage Design in Paris, and Politics in Hamburg. Her documentary Make Up screened in the 1999 Berlinale Forum and won the Hessian Screenplay Award. In 2003, her feature film Madrid was nominated for the screenplay award in the New German Cinema section of the Munich Film Festival, and won the Hessian Film Award. With Ina Weisse she co-wrote the screenplays for Das Vorspiel and Der Architekt, the latter of which won the Screenplay Award at the 2009 Max Ophüls Award Film Festival.


1999 Make Up
2002 Madrid
2020 Sisters Apart