30.09. - 09.10.2021

Verge Turkey, Germany 2016 | 83 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Ayhan Salar

Ayhan Salar (*1967) in Izmir/Turkey. Lives since 1973 mostly in Germany. After the study of social, culture sciences and philosophy at the universty of Bremen, post-graduate the Filmclass at the Academy of Arts, Bremen. Since Working as Director, Autor and Cinematographer Ayhan Salar funded SALARFILM 1990 in Germany as a Independent Film production company.

Erkan Tahhuşoğlu

rated for 0 + years
Fikret is used to the monotonous sound of car engines under her window. What she listens for is the sound of one particular engine, which will signify the return of her husband Halil. But there's no sign of him. The young woman fears the worst. Days of uncertainty pass, punctuated only by the noise from the street that no amount of consoling words from family and friends can drown out. Fikret loses herself in her empty flat, her memories and imagination – and tries to call up pictures of her husband and her happy childhood. An intimate film that makes Fikret's yearning and the absence of her husband almost physically tangible.  
Original title: Eşik
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Arabic, Turkish
Section: Freihafen
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Ayhan Salar, Erkan Tahhuşoğlu
Screenplay: Ayhan Salar, Erkan Tahhuşoğlu
Cast: Senem Çelikkol, Bedia Yaman, Mine Özen, Raci Küçük, Zeynep Raif, Ali Meriç
Producer: Ayhan Salar, Erkan Tahhuşoğlu
Director of Photography: Ayhan Salar
Production Design: Göksel Demir
Editor: Ayhan Salar
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: dcp
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Production: Şiyara Film; Salarfilm
Contact: Ayhan Salar, Salarfilm:


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