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Pandora's Box

OT: Pandora'nin kutusu

Yesim Ustaoglu // Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium, 2008
Fiction Feature // FF2009



Nusret suffers from Alzheimer’s, no longer able to care for herself in her village on the Black Sea. Her children deem it best for her to move into a nursing home in Istanbul. When grandchild Murat suggests an outing to her, she asks him to help her return to her village… Director Ustaoˇglu treats the topics of age and family, presenting a modern, European Turkish society with problems we can all relate to. At the San Sebastian Film Festival “Pandora’s Box” was presented the awards for best film and best actress.


Yesim Ustaoglu, born in 1960, filmmaker. Her works include"The Trace" (1994), "Journey to the Sun" (1999), "Waiting for the Clouds" (2004), "Pandora’s Box" (2008).



Pandora'nin kutusu

Fiction Feature


Agenda 09//FF2009

Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium


112 min


Yesim Ustaoglu

Yesim Ustaoglu

Tsilla Chelton, Derya Alabora, Onur Ünsal, Övül Avkiran

Yesim Ustaoglu, Natacha Devillers

Jacques Besse

Frank Nakache

Jean-Pierre Mas

H.F.Farsi, Serda Yilmaz

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