FIPRESCI AWARD - BEST ACTRESS - MELTEM CUMBUL
Monday, January 16, 11:00 AM
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Turkey, 2005, 139 Minute Running Time
Programs: 2006 Award Winners, Best of Fest Day, Awards Buzz: Best Foreign Language Film
Winner - Meltem Cumbul, FIPRESCI Award, Best Actress
Idealist schoolteacher Nazim retires and returns home to Istanbul, after a 15-year term in a poor, forgotten Kurdish-Alevite village in eastern Turkey. Politely ignored by his children who secretly despise him since he chose ideals over family long ago, he begins a new life as a taxi driver.
DIRECTOR: Yavuz Turgul
Producer: Mine and Ömer Vargi, Mustafa Oguz
Editor: Soykut Turan
Screenwriter: Yavuz Turgul
Cinematographer: Soykut Turan
Music: Tamer Çiray
Principal Cast: Sener Sen, Meltem Cumbul, Timuçin Esen, Güven Kiraç, Devin Özgün Çinar
Filmography: The Bandit (1996), The Shadow Play (1992), Muhsin Bey (1987)
Print Source: Filma-Cass Film Yapim ve Pazarlama A.S.
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