THE EXAM (Ezmûn)

2021
Fiction Feature, 89 min
Germany, Kurdistan Regional Government - Iraq, Qatar

 

Writer: Shawkat Amin Korki, Mohamed Reza Gohari
Director: Shawkat Amin Korki
Producer: Mehmet Aktas
Co-Producer: Fouad Jalal
Production: mîtosfilm in Co-production with Masti Films
Supported by: Cultural Ministry of City of Culture - Suleymaniya, Doha Film Institute, Republic Iraq - Ministry of Culture - Iraqi Cinema and Theater Foundation

 

World Premiere: 55th Karlovy International Vary Film Festival

 

World Sales: Arthood Entertainment

 

Rojin is a young Kurdish-Iraqi woman about to take the university entrance exam. Rojin’s unhappily married older sister Shilan decides to help her pass at any cost, hoping to give her a more emancipated life. Thus, the sisters inevitably become entangled in a huge network of corruption that connects all parts of society.