Once I had only single political regime as the enemy; Now we have thousands of enemies, finds young photographer Ziad Homs, one of the two passengers start on the road between Douma and Raqqa in northern Syria. Yassin Haj Saleh is another traveler, a writer known dissident to 16 years in prison in the ’80s to his credit and one of the most visible public intellectuals as participants in Syrian spring from 2011.
In the center of the film is the fluctuating relationship between the two travelers, seen from the perspective of cameras simultaneously affectionate and uncompromising, which records the hopes and disappointments of the two in the wider landscape of a country devastated by war. The emotional bond between intellectual middle-aged and the young photographer vulnerabilities and similar aspirations, but historical experiences dramatically different, allowing a broader perspective on Illusion specific generations which two belong to them and the failure both to and be turned ideals into results concrete.
Chronic moving the route of two consciousnesses torn between caring for those left behind and their chances elsewhere, outside Syria, terrible our country is also one of the first documentary feature film that reach catastrophic effects of ISIS on Syria. Each of us must fight with its own weapons.