Titles You Haven't Rated (12)
Ordered by Year | PSI
Tufan who works at a small print shop lives in Eskişehir with his wife Mukaddes and daughter Simge. Huriye, their lonely neighbour next door falls ill one night. A doctor recommends that she shouldn’t stay on her own. Tufan takes pity on Huriye, who has no family to turn to, and decides to host her at his house. Through fear and anxiety he experiences Tufan’s kindness is put to test.
The night long journey of the 4 soldiers discharged from the army. (imdb)
Muharrem pressgangs his old friends into inviting him to dinner, no matter that he hates and is hated by them. The dinner starts off with a few harmless gibes and trivial shows of bravado; but as time wears on and heads become fuddled, the conversation progresses steadily into the inglorious past. Old grievances come tumbling out into an ugly showdown. Through his character inspired from Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground, Zeki Demirkubuz examines the existential problems of the individual. (iksv.org)
The story of two teenagers who leave their eastern Turkish hometown Mardin to come to Istanbul. Their aim is to work as peddlers selling mussels, and somehow go to Germany. The two youngsters, Hâkim and Faysal, sell mussels like others in Istanbul, who are from their hometown. At the boardinghouse they are staying at, they encounter an organ mafia and without realising, they begin acting as carriers for them. (IKSV)
Mertkan has a simple life in Istanbul: 'working' as an office-boy in his dad's construction company, hanging out with his male friends in malls and discos, cruising with his dad's 4-wheel drive at night. There is no urgency for him to find a meaning to this emptiness. When he meets Gul, a Kurdish girl from Eastern Turkey, putting herself through university by working as a waitress, Mertkan has a chance to change the futility of his life. (imdb)
Yokus (2008) - Short Film
A sharp look at humankind's marathon of life from the perspective of a suburban hospital's janitor. (Vimeo)
A promotion brings a Muslim's relationship with God into question. (imdb)
A photographer who is haunted by the feeling that the gap between his life and his ideals is growing finds himself obliged to put up in his apartment a young relative who has left behind his village looking for a job aboard a ship in Istanbul to go abroad.
Musa's mother dies, yet he acts unaffected. When a coworker, a woman for whom Musa has no passion, asks to marry him, he agrees with his shoulders shrugged. But when Musa is tried and found guilty of a crime that he did not commit, his passivity and fatalism are taken to truly absurd levels. (imdb)
Çatisiz kadinlar (1999) - TV Mini-Series
The story of two women who have run away from prison and who are being searched for.
Sidika (1997) - TV Series
A young single woman is under stress from her domineering parents and brother. (imdb)