An estranged family is brought together upon the news of their mother's worsening illness. But the tough-minded mother is not so keen on spending time with her bickering adult children. With her teenage grandson she meets for the first time, she will develop a profound bond.
Istanbul. Three brothers and sisters find out about their mother's sickness : she has Alzheimer. A striking and sensitive portrait and a beautiful role played by Tsilla Chelton (the unforgettable "Tati Danielle")
France/Turkey/Belgium/Germany - 2008
by Yesim Ustaoglu (2008, 112', Hubert Bals Fund supported film)
R/D : YESIM USTAOGLU
Sc : Yesim Ustaoglu, Sema Kaygusuz - Ph/C : Jacques Besse - M/Ed : Franck Nakache, Philippe Bluard - S : Bernd Von Bassewilz - Mus : Jean-Pierre Mas - P : Ustaoglu Film Ltd, Silkroad Production, Les Petites lumières, Stromboli Pictures, The Match Factory, ZDF/Arte - 112' - 35 mm - F - Coul/Col - Int/Cast : Tsilla Chelton, Derya Alabora, Ovul Avkiran, Osman Sonant, Tayfun Bademsoy, Onur Unsal
2009 | 38th IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam | January 21 - February 1, 2009 | www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com
* Selection (Signals: Young Turkish Cinema)