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The Turtle's Rage


Directed by Pary El-Qalqili
Germany, 2012


When director Pary El-Qalqili was twelve years old, her father left his family in Berlin and returned to Palestine. Years later, he turned up on the doorstep, and now lives in the basement of the family home, lonely, withdrawn and filled with rage.

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The Turtle's Rage Directed by Pary El-Qalqili

Awards & Festivals

Dubai International Film Festival

2012 | Winner: Best Film - Documentary

Visions du Réel

2012 | Winner: Regard Neuf Prize