The ten-year-old Gülîstan and her younger brother Fırat grow up in Diyarbakir. As a journalist critical of the regime, her father is targeted by paramilitary death squads. On the parents’ way home from a wedding, a death squad shoots the father and mother in front of the children. Sister and brother end up on the street, penniless and traumatized. When they recognize one of the perpetrators, they hatch a plan.