HÖRDUR: Between Worlds

Director(s): Ekrem Ergün
Country: Germany
Language: German w/ English subtitles
Live Action | 2015 | 84 min
Genre: Drama, Family
Recommended for ages 13+ (Parental Guidance: brief scenes of cruel bullying, violent outburst, cursing)

Aylin, age 17, finds herself caught between worlds: A world of accepting her mother’s death or not. A world of struggling to survive as a Turkish family in Germany or returning home. Most importantly, a world of facing her fears at school to succeed or to remain in violent isolation. She finds answers in the story of Hördur (the horse): an Icelandic pony is never allowed to return once it leaves its homeland. By developing the courage to challenge her status in the world, Aylin develops a bridge to self-discovery, and like Hördur, never looks back.

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