Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Friday, April 2

Sevgilim Istanbul (1999)
Istanbul My Love
Runtime: 103 min.

Director: Seckin Yasar
Screenwriter: Nedim Gursel,
Seckin Yasar, Izzet Yasar

Karyofyllia Karabeti, Alptekin Serdengecti, Nisan Sitinyan, Koksal Engur, Erdinc Akbas, Nedim Saban, Arto Arsenyan, Gulen Cehreli

Ali, a famous Turkish journalist who's made a name for himself trhough tackling dangerous political issues, meets Irini at an international journalism conference. Irini, daughter of Greek parents who had to migrate from Turkey long time ago, is also a journalist comes to Istanbul for the first time to visit Ali, her lover, and explore her father's city. One day, Ali mysteriously disappears. Irini ends up looking for Ali in the chaotic atmosphere of Istanbul, where his image and that of her father become interwined. Her search leads to mystery and a revelation.

Festivals & Awards
  • Ankara Film Festival
  • Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival

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