30.09. - 09.10.2021

Ember Turkey, Germany 2016 | 115 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Zeki Demirkubuz

Zeki Demirkubuz (*1964) spent several years after the 1980 military coup in Turkey in prison. He has been making films since 1986. His international breakthrough came with the films Innocence (1997), Confession (2001) and Destiny (2006).

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Emine's husband Cemal left Turkey to earn a living in Rumania and she hasn't heard anything for him for ages. Is he still alive even? When their child falls ill and urgently needs an expensive operation, Emine takes on a job as seamstress and meets Ziya again, Cemal's ex-boss. He pays for the operation, but it doesn't end there: he and Emine begin a clandestine relationship. When Cemal unexpectedly comes home a few months later and finds the bill for the operation, things rapidly get out of control. Ember is an intense love triangle drama with dynamics consisting of looks and gestures which draws the audience into its unbearably tense atmosphere.
Original title: Kor
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Turkish
Section: Freihafen
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Zeki Demirkubuz
Screenplay: Zeki Demirkubuz
Cast: Aslıhan Gürbüz, Caner Cindoruk, Taner Birsel, İştar Gökseven, Çağlar Çorumlu, Dolunay Soysert, Talha Yayıkçı, Berat Özdemir, Genco Ozak, Deniz Keresteci, Apo Demirkubuz
Producer: Başak Emre, Ahmet Boyacıoğlu
Director of Photography: Sercan Sert
Production Design:
Editor: Zeki Demirkubuz
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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Production: Mavi Film; Bredok Film Production
Contact: Basak Emre:


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