Zeki Demirkubuz – Yazgi aka Fate: Tales About Darkness (2001)


“Turkey’s most promising new film-maker … the overall impression is that of a fresh talent on the verge of becoming a favourite of the arthouse circuit.”

Screen International

“Take the ennui of Camus, the soul of Bresson and the unwavering gaze of Kiarostami, and you might get something like Zeki Demirkubuz’s Fate.”

The Guardian

Musa, who works as a bookkeeper in the customs office, believes in the emptiness and absurdity of life. He doesn’t struggle to change his life; he lets himself flow along with events because he thinks that it all leads to the same end. The death of his mother doesn’t affect him. Although he loves her, her death makes him joyful. In order to avoid making any decisions he marries a girl whom he doesn’t like, because she wants it. Whereas in his world, people deal with their fate by their own will and power. Musa is arrested for the death of a mother and her two kids. However, he doesn’t react to this event either…


Subtitles:English, French, Deutsch, Turkish

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