This may in the town seems to be warmer and gloomier than the previous years. Still, everyone seems to be happy despite theirsmall worries and lives closed for any surprises. However, this happiness is a little disturbed by the arrival of Muzaffer who has made up his mind to shoot a film in this town where he had passed his childhood.

Darsteller & Stab:

Mehmet Emin Ceylan (Emin); Muzaffer Özdemir (Muzaffer); Fatma Ceylan (Fatma), Mehmet; Emin Toprak (Saffet); Muhammed Zimbaoglu (Ali); Sadik Incesu (Sadik)

Technische Infos:

Type of film : Feature
Format : 35 mm.
Running time : 131 min. (long version), 117min. (short version)
Length : 3600m. (long version), 3200m. (short version)
Color : Color
Original Film Language : Turkish
Screening ratio : 1.85
Sound : Dolby Digital
Country of production : Turkey
Date of Production : 1999

(eine Auswahl):

2000 - Berlin Film Festival.
Official Selection in Competition

2000 - Istanbul Film Festival.
International competition.
Golden Tulip (Best Film)
Fibresci Prize

2000 - Alexandria Film Festival
Special Jury Prize
Best Actor (M.Emin Ceylan)
Best Editing
2000 - Bruxelles Mediterranean Film Festival
Best Film

2000 - Forum de Cinema (Strasbourg)
Don Quijote Prize

2000 - European Academy Awards (FELIX)
European Critic's Award

2001 - Premier Plans Film Festival, France
Best Film (Grand Prix)
Special Prize for Subtitling