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Rabiye Kurnaz vs George W. Bush, a tragicomedy on Guantanamo

Anadolu Agency 20 Apr 2022
Rabiye Kurnaz vs ... Bush tells the real story of a Turkish-German mother’s fight to get justice for her son Murat Kurnaz, who was held at the Guantanamo military prison camp on the island of Cuba for half a decade, between 2001 and 2006 ... To prepare for the role, Kaptan said that she met with almost the whole family, except Murat Kurnaz himself.
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No subject is too dark for film comedies

The Arab Weekly 25 Feb 2022
Bush,” a film about how Murat Kurnaz was locked away for five years in Guantanamo Bay without trial, which played to raucous laughter in the main competition at the Berlin Film Festival last week ... Of course, “Rabiye Kurnaz Vs ... It tells the harrowing true story of Bremen-born Murat Kurnaz, who was 19 years old in September 2001.
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Berlin Film Festival presents film revealing injustices committed at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo

Granma Internacional 23 Feb 2022
The film Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush, by Andreas Dresen, recreates the experience of Murat Kurnaz, imprisoned between 2002 and 2006 at the Guantanamo Naval Base, in Cuban territory illegally occupied by the U.S ... .
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Catalan family drama Alcarràs wins Berlin’s Golden Bear

FBC News 18 Feb 2022
Night Shyamalan ... Meltem Kaptan took the best leading performance honor for the title role in German director Andreas Dresen’s Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush. She played the mother of a German-born Turkish man, Murat Kurnaz, who was held as a suspected terrorist at Guantanamo Bay for four years ... ....
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Berlin: ‘Rabiye Kurnaz,’ ‘Stay Awake’ Win German Art House Cinema Awards

The Hollywood Reporter 17 Feb 2022
Show additional share options. Show additional share options. Andreas Dresen’s political drama Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W ... Rabiye Kurnaz vs ... The film traces the five-year battle by Rabiye Kurnaz (Kaptan) to get her son Murat released from the U.S ... The fight takes Kurnaz and lawyer Bernhard Docke (played by Alexander Scheer) all the way to the U.S.
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Spanish-Italian drama ‘Alcarràs’ wins top prize at Berlin Film Festival

The News International 17 Feb 2022
Night Shyamalan ... Meltem Kaptan took the best leading performance honour for the title role in German director Andreas Dresen’s Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush. She played the mother of a German-born Turkish man, Murat Kurnaz, who was held as a suspected terrorist at Guantanamo Bay for four years ... - AP. .
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Catalan family drama ‘Alcarràs’ wins Berlin’s Golden Bear

Federal News Radio 17 Feb 2022
Night Shyamalan ... Insight by SAS. We’ve all heard of real-time data ... Meltem Kaptan took the best leading performance honor for the title role in German director Andreas Dresen’s “Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W ... She played the mother of a German-born Turkish man, Murat Kurnaz, who was held as a suspected terrorist at Guantanamo Bay for four years ... .
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Catalan family drama 'Alcarràs' wins Berlin's Golden Bear

Beaumont Enterprise 16 Feb 2022
Night Shyamalan ... Meltem Kaptan took the best leading performance honor for the title role in German director Andreas Dresen's “Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush.”. She played the mother of a German-born Turkish man, Murat Kurnaz, who was held as a suspected terrorist at Guantanamo Bay for four years ... ....
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Catalan family drama Alcarras wins Berlin’s Golden Bear award

Irish Independent 16 Feb 2022
... Turkish man, Murat Kurnaz, who was held as a suspected terrorist at Guantanamo Bay for four years.He was released in 2006 and returned to Germany after a US federal judge found that evidence did not justify his detention and then-German chancellor Angela Merkel intervened.
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Berlinale: Ex-Guantanamo inmate Murat Kurnaz' mother takes on former US president Bush

Deutsche Welle 15 Feb 2022
Andreas Dresen's Berlinale film "Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush" is a gripping portrayal of a mother determined to get her son released from Guantanamo ... .
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German film puts spotlight on Turkish migrants' place in today's Germany

Gulf Daily News 14 Feb 2022
Based on actual events, Dresen's film tells the story of 'Rabiye', the mother of Murat Kurnaz, a Turkish man born and raised in Germany, who was held at the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in 2002 for almost five years without charges ... German-Turkish actor Meltem Kaptan, who plays Rabiye, had long conversations with Murat Kurnaz's mother.
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Mother of Guantánamo detainee ‘still waiting’ for US and German apologies

The Guardian 13 Feb 2022
New film sheds light on story of Murat Kurnaz, arrested without explanation a month after 9/11 The mother of a German-born Guantánamo ...
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Rabiye Kurnaz Vs George W Bush review – Guantánamo drama played for laughs

The Observer 13 Feb 2022
In December 2001, the US government was ramping up its “war on terror” and 19-year-old Murat Kurnaz was about to board a plane home from Pakistan to Germany, where the Turkish national had legal residency and lived with his parents in Bremen ... Murat Kurnaz v George W Bush ... Rabiye Kurnaz Vs George W Bush screened at the Berlin film festival.
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German film puts spotlight on Turkish migrants’ place in today’s Germany

Metro USA 13 Feb 2022
Based on actual events, Dresen’s film tells the story of “Rabiye”, the mother of Murat Kurnaz, a Turkish man born and raised in Germany, who was held at the U.S ... German-Turkish actor Meltem Kaptan, who plays Rabiye, had long conversations with Murat Kurnaz’s mother.
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Berlin: Andreas Dresen on His Long Journey to Make Guantanamo Drama ‘Rabiye vs. George W. Bush’

The Hollywood Reporter 12 Feb 2022
An Innocent Man in Guantanamo, Andreas Dresen has been trying to tell author Murat Kurnaz’s story ... You’ve been trying to make a film about Murat Kurnaz for a long time now ... When it comes to Murat Kurnaz and an official apology or compensation, do you expect anything to change now that there’s a new government in Berlin?.

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