Fünf Jahre Leben

Five Years
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The German Turk Murat Kurnaz (Sascha Alexander Gersak) earns his living in a Turkish disco. When is friend Oktay dies in a knife fight, he decides to change his life. He begins to learn about the Islamic faith and wants to attend a madrassa in Pakistan. There he is arrested at a security check and forwarded to the US armed forces in Afghanistan who, in the end, take him to the Guantanamo prison camp. He shall confess that he planned to join the Taliban in Afghanistan (...) (Festival information)