Vodka Lemon

Vodka Lemon (Kurdish Sorani: ڤۆدکا لیمۆ) is a 2003 film directed by the Iraqi–Kurdish director Hiner Saleem.


The film is set in a Yazidi village in Armenia, still suffering economically from the Soviet Union's collapse. Hamo, a widower with three sons, visits his wife's grave every day. In the graveyard, he meets Nina, a widow who works at a local roadside stand called Vodka Lemon which is about to close down. Both are penniless, yet start an unexpected relationship which revitalises them.


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    contentLocation Armenia
    director Huner Saleem
    genre drama
    keywords soviet union suffer yazidi
    producer Fabrice Guez
    publisher New Yorker Films