El Clasico

  • Feature
  • 2015
  • 90 Minutes
  • Iraq, Norway
  • Language: Kurdish and Arabic

A captivating adventure, EL ClASICO sees Alan and his brother undertake a risky trip all the way from Iraqi Kurdistan to Spain, to meet Cristiano Ronaldo and win over Gona's father, who is a true Real Madrid fan.

Director: Halkawt Mustafa

Screenwriter: Anders Fagerholt, Halkawt Mustafa

Production Company: Hene Film, Hocus Focus

Premier Status: Asian Premiere



2015: Dubai International Film Festival

2016: TIFF - Tromsø International Film Festival

2016: Tribeca Film Festival

Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Anders Fagerholt, Halkawt Mustafa

Producer: Halkawt Mustafa

DOP / Camera: Kjell Vassdal

Editor: Inge-Lise Langfeldt

Sound: Bahman Ardalan, Merete Mongstad

Music: Trond Bjerknes

Cast: Wrya Ahmed, Dana Ahmes, Kamaran Raoof, Rozhin Sharifi


Halkawt Mustafa

Halkawt Mustafa (b. 1985) was born in Sulaymani, Kurdistan in northern Iraq. He moved to Norway with his family in 2000 and is a Norwegian citizen. He got his education at NISS (Nordic Institute of Stage and Studio), and made his debut as a feature film director with Red Heart in 2011.

El clásico (2015)
Red Heart (2011)

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