Renowned old musician Mamo has been granted permission to perform freely again in Iraqi Kurdistan, a chance he has awaited for some 35 years. His friend Kako helps him gather Mamo’s ten musical sons. Mamo even ignores his son’s premonition that something awful awaits him before the next full moon.
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Famous Kurdish composer Mamo compels his ten middle-aged sons to travel by bus with him from Iran to Iraqi Kurdistan for a concert. They collect a singer at a village of banished female singers, but she has to flee at a checkpoint. A powerful and ultimately dark expression of the absurd, mundane brutality of a society that fears even music, combining neorealism with surrealist dream allegory/myth (and humour too).