A European director is commissioned to make a documentary about Istanbul. He starts to film its everyday life - but soon becomes drawn to the darker, more mysterious side of the city - its ...
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Nesrin and Hatun are two Kurdish cleaning women living in Istanbul. While Nesrin tries to survive with her little daughter, trying to understand why her husband left her, Hatun dreams of buying a house in the district where they clean.
Serap is a quite but hot-headed adolescent who is working long hours in a cramped clothing workshop as a runner. Fed up with her abusive brother-in-law and detached sister; the only thing ... See full summary »
Amid the intense political violence of Istanbul, Kadir is released on parole two years early on the condition that he become an informant for the police gathering terrorist informations, activities, and searching for bombs on trash cans.
Addresses the issues of ethnicity and belonging and conveys how it feels to be across the borders, not only in terms of dislocating out of the borders of a country but also in terms of struggling to exist at the margins of a society.
In early 1970s, Adem is a boy living in an Aegean village with his family. He just finished the primary school and he wants to work while he's on summer holiday. He gets permission from his... See full summary »
Berat Efe Parlar,
Karsten apparently has it settled. However, in this provincial German town, a moment of weakness turns to disaster, disappointment soon fuels anger, justice hides behind hypocrisy, and evil gradually unfolds.
A European director is commissioned to make a documentary about Istanbul. He starts to film its everyday life - but soon becomes drawn to the darker, more mysterious side of the city - its past, its secrets, its ghosts. Gradually he succumbs to obsession. Written by