Hakan and Nihal seems to have a perfect marriage. The problems of the young architect couple are started to emerge when Nihal suddenly disappears. While looking for his wife with the police, Hakan faces the facts of their relationship.Read More »
Ali Aydin – Kronoloji AKA Chronology (2019)Ali Aydin2011-2020ThrillerTurkey
Onur Ünlü – Sen Aydinlatirsin Geceyi AKA Thou Gild’st the Even (2013)2011-2020DramaFantasyOnur ÜnlüTurkey
Cemal, a moustachioed embodiment of awkwardness and anguish, inhabits an Anatolian rural village where everyone is gifted with some sort of super power.
Turkish writer-director Onur Ünlü’s surreal and fantastical fable follows a barber who survives a suicide attempt and finds himself falling in love, succumbing to murderous jealousy, and trying to make sense of life in a village where his neighbours are invisible, immortal, or possess the ability to stop time. In this village, the fantastic is never far from the quotidian. Amongst Cemal’s neighbours are a giant, an immortal, an invisible woman, and a bookseller who can stop time by clapping her hands.Read More »
Murat Düzgünoglu – Neden Tarkovski Olamiyorum… AKA Why Can’t I Be Tarkovsky (2014)Drama2011-2020ComedyMurat DüzgünogluTurkey
Why Can’t I Be Tarkovsky? (Neden Tarkovski Olamiyorum…) by Murat Düzgünoğlu (2014, 95 min.). Bahadır, an aspiring 35-year-old director, earns his living making cheap television films inspired by the stories behind Anatolian folk songs. His dream is to make films like his idol, Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky, though it seems that everything stands between him and his ambition.
This low-key, tragicomic story presents us with a glimpse of the life of Bahadir, director of TV movies, who dreams of making artistically ambitious films like those of his idol, Andrei Tarkovsky.Read More »
Ali Aydin – Küf aka Mold (2012)2011-2020Ali AydinDramaTurkey
Basri is a lonely man who seems to be floating in his own life. He watches over the railroads, walking the endless tracks through the abundant landscape of Anatolia. His only son, Seyfi, has been taken into custody 18 years ago and no one has heard from him ever since. After the death of his wife, Basri has slowly isolated himself from society. But there is still hope in his life, as he keeps on writing petitions twice a month to look after his son..Read More »