"Before Snowfall", or more commonly known as "Før snøen faller", is a road movie that embarks on an intriguing tale of love, adventure, and self discoverment, revolving around the protagonist Siyar (played by talented actor Abdullah Taher).
Proceeding the death of Siyar's father, the sixteen-year-old takes over the position of the head of the family, also taking on the full brunt of the responsibility for the honour of his family. Unfortunately, shortly after this, Siyar's older sister, Nermin runs away to Turkey to elope with her lover, in the process escaping from an arranged marriage with the son of the leader of the village. This, of course, galvanized Siyar into going after her with the intent to kill her and restore his family's honour.
And thus, our protagonist's adventure begins. Forced to cross several borders illegally, Siyar eventually ends up in Istanbul, where he meets Evin (Suzan Ilir), a street urchin and the girl he winds up travelling with in his search for his sister. Consequentially, the two meet as Evin(who was mistaken for a boy) steals from Siyar, their fates intertwining to form an unexpected bond.
"Before Snowfall" is a complex, coming-of-age story, that connects the feelings of two very lost and very much alone teenagers in an intricate tale of romance, adventure, and the profound.