Handan Ipekçi – Çinar agaci (2011)


Turkish family drama. Adviye Hanim, a grandmother who resorts to her own inimitable methods to restore peace and harmony to her brood as they face a period of upheaval and uncertainty in their lives.


Graduted from Gazi University, Faculty of Communication, Radio-Television Department. She implemented her first directing experience with the documentary titled “THE BALLAD OF KEMANCHA” (1993). Her first feature-length film “MY DADDY IS IN THE ARMY” (1994), was shown in the Panaroma segment of the Berlin Film Festival.

The second feature-length implemented in 2001 “BIG MAN, TINY LOVE” won 20 national and international prizes. Same year the film was nominated as Turkey’s Oscar candidate. Continue reading