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In the Penal Colony (2006)

A woman explorer is invited to a penal colony to investigate its justice system, where the condemned is executed without any defense.

Director:

Sibel Guvenc

Writers:

Sibel Guvenc (screenplay), Franz Kafka (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Rankine ... Officer
Rachelle Benzce Rachelle Benzce ... Explorer
Eran Schwartz Eran Schwartz ... Soldier
Balazs Hollosy Balazs Hollosy ... Condemned man
Ilayda Sezer Ilayda Sezer ... Explorer's childhood
Umit Eseryel Umit Eseryel ... Father
Ege Eseryel Ege Eseryel ... Son
Lukazs Orwinski Lukazs Orwinski ... Victim / guard
Manuela Poli Manuela Poli ... Victim
Mark McKay Mark McKay ... Victim
Alexandra Mozzone Alexandra Mozzone ... Victim / observer
Burcu Aktas Burcu Aktas ... Victim
Erhan Aktas Erhan Aktas ... Victim
Tuba Erdemir Tuba Erdemir ... Victim
Alphan Erdemir Alphan Erdemir ... Victim
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Storyline

A woman explorer accepts an invitation to a penal colony to investigate its justice system, where the condemned is executed without any defense. In this world of judgment and condemnation in a desolate place, she confronts an officer who is getting ready to execute a soldier. The officer demonstrates the apparatus, an instrument used to inflict capital punishment. The explorer's silent disapproval of the system brings a surprising and climactic outcome for the future of the officer, prisoner and the colony. Written by sibelguvenc@kybelefilms.com

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Who would we be, if we continued to ignore the injustice?

Genres:

Short | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kybele Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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