Basak Köklükaya

  • Pelin Esmer – Ise Yarar Bir Sey AKA Something Useful (2017)

    2011-2020DramaPelin EsmerTurkey
    Ise Yarar Bir Sey (2017)
    Ise Yarar Bir Sey (2017)

    Why would someone like Leyla go to a high school reunion dinner? And take an overnight train to get there. After all, she hasn’t been to a single one for the last 25 years – What is Canan, a student nurse, doing on the train? Reluctantly going to an interview for a nursing job when she would like to be an actress instead. And Yavuz? He spends all day lying by the window watching the passing hawkers, horse carriages and people. He is waiting for Canan, or maybe Leyla, or maybe a executioner and a poet who meet on a train one night.Read More »

  • Zeki Demirkubuz – Itiraf AKA The Confession: Tales About Darkness II (2001)

    Zeki Demirkubuz2001-2010DramaTurkey

    A man suspects his wife of being unfaithful, but he’s not prepared for what her confession will do to him.Read More »

  • Semih Kaplanoglu – Süt AKA Milk (2008)

    2001-2010ArthouseDramaSemih KaplanogluTurkey

    A high school graduate, Yusuf could not pass the university entrance exam. Writing poetry is his greatest passion and some of his poems are being printed in various obscure literary journals. But neither these poems, nor the rapidly falling price of the milk they sell, are being of any benefit to Yusuf and Zehra’s lives. When Yusuf finds out about Zehra’s secret affair with the town’s stationmaster he gets disconcerted. Will he find the way to cope with his anxiety for the unknown future, the rapid change that he is going through and the pain of taking a step into adulthood and leaving his youth behind?Read More »

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