Uçurtmayı Vurmasınlar (English title: Don’t Let Them Shoot the Kite) is a 1989 Turkish drama film directed by Tunç Başaran. It tells the story of political prisoners in Turkey from the eyes of a child. It is one of the most remembered works in its genre, along with pre-military coup pieces such as Maden.
It won four Golden Orange awards: best film, best actress (Nur Sürer), best screenplay (Feride Çiçekoğlu) and best cinematography (Erdal Kahraman). Read More »