30.09. - 09.10.2021

Should I really do it? Turkey 2008 | 86 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Ismail Necmi

Ismail Necmi, born in 1970, filmmaker and photographer.“Should I Really Do it?” is his debut film, which he produced, wrote, directed, shot and edited himself.

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At the centre of“Should I Really Do it?” stands Petra, a German woman living in Istanbul. She tells the story of her life to the mysterious, masked Herold: Germany, Turkey, friends, family, drugs and death. In a mixture of docu-fiction and real-life drama, Ismail Necmi has created an authentic portrait of a woman at a turning point in her life. “Nothing is more surprising than real life itself,” says Necmi.
Original title: Bunu Gercekten Yapmali Miyim?
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: German, Turkish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Ismail Necmi
Screenplay: Ismail Necmi
Producer: Ismail Necmi
Director of Photography: Ismail Necmi
Music: Serkan Alkan
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Editor: Ismail Necmi
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Format: 35 mm
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Production: In Works Istanbul, Hayriye ca. No 5/7, 34433 Galatasaray, Turkey, Tel: +90 532 245 2611, email:


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