30.09. - 09.10.2021

TurQuaze Belgium 2009 | 100 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

Kadir Balci

Kadir Balci (*1970). After studying at the ArtAcademy in Ghent he took classes in England,made short films, music videos, animated filmsand used to be a co-director at the Flemish TVshow 180. This is his first feature film.

rated for 0 + years
Having buried their father in Istanbul, Timur (28) and his two brothers, Ediz (36) and Bora (16), return to Ghent. Their mother remains in Istanbul. The three brothers resume their lives but need to find a new balance. While Ediz plays the dominant father and Bora does silly things with the wrong friends, Timur tries to fulfil his father’s dream: playing the trumpet in a brass band. Sarah, Timur‘s girlfriend, thinks it‘s cool, until she realises how little he seems to notice her now… Turquaze presents a disarmingly honest chronicle of a Turkish family‘s life in Ghent… Turkish for beginners!

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Original title: TurQuaze
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Flemish, Turkish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Kadir Balci
Screenplay: Kadir Balci
Cast: Burak Balci, Charlotte Vendermeersch, Nihat Alptug Altinkaya, Tilbe Saran
Producer: Dirk Impens
Director of Photography: Ruben Impens
Music: Bert Ostyn
Production Design: Kurt Rigolle
Editor: Nico Leunen
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: DigiBeta (PAL)
Printsource: Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds / Flanders Image | Phone: +32 2 226 06 30 | Email: |
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