30.09. - 09.10.2021

Home Turkey 2011 | 76 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Muzaffer Özdemir

Muzaffer Özdemir (*1957) became known for his roles in the films of Nuri Bilge Ceylan. His played the photographer Mahmut in Uzak (2003), for which he won the Best Actor award at Cannes. Home is his directorial debut.

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Doğan is tired and burned out. To recover, he takes time off from his job as architect, leaves Istanbul and drives to the North-East of Anatolia. He grew up in the mountains near the town of Gümüşhane and hasn't been back for years. But the journey back to his roots takes him into foreign territory. The modern has taken over his home, with disjointed settlements and dams cutting through the countryside. The tiniest streams are redirected into pipelines to generate energy and money. On his forays he compares his memories with the present. He seeks himself and finds the alien. Home is a contemplative, poetic lament about a double loss: of childhood and of nature.
Original title: Yurt
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Turkish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Muzaffer Özdemir
Screenplay: MuzafferÖzdemir
Cast: Kanbolat Görkem Arslan, Muzaffer Özdemir, Muhammet Uzuner, Pınar Ünsal
Producer: Sadık İncesu
Director of Photography: İlker Berke
Production Design: SerpilÖzdemir
Editor: Ayhan Ergürsel, Selda Taşkın
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Tutya Film
Production: Tutya Film


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