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Yuva

Biennale College - Cinema

Director:
Emre Yeksan
Production:
istos film (Anna Maria Aslanoğlu)
Running Time:
119’
Language:
Turkish
Country:
Turkey
Main Cast:
Kutay Sandikçi, Eray Cezayirlioğlu, İmren Şengel, Okan Bozkuş
Screenplay:
Emre Yeksan
Cinematographer:
Jakub Giza
Editor:
Selda Taşkın
Production Designer:
Osman Özcan
Music:
Mustafa Avcı
Sound:
Bora Kasırga, Rıdvan Aytekin, Fatih Rağbet, Eli Haligua
Special Effects:
Ergin Şanal

Synopsis

Veysel’s wild solitary life in the woods is disrupted when the land he inhabits is sold to investors. One day, his younger brother Hasan comes from the city to convince him to leave. As the imminent threat of the eviction rapidly grows, the belated confrontation of the two brothers leads to the discovery of a magical home: A universe under the earth.

Director's Statement

Yuva follows a man who gave up his urban life, his family and his past in order to become part of the nature. A man in a solitary search for the animal root within. But how much of our humanness can we leave behind? How much of the evolution that had lead us to becoming our modern selves can we rewind? But maybe our contemporary existence and primitive cores are not so incompatible as we think? There is a chance they are able to coexist, such as two estranged brothers who reunite. But will the world we created, with all its capitalistic greed and destructive indifference, let them be together again? We have every reason to be pessimistic today but the history is not limited to our relatively short lifespans. Look at the trees, they live for centuries.

Producers/Distributors

PRODUCTION 1: Anna Maria Aslanoglu - istos film
Mumhane Cad 39 Karakoy
34425 – Istanbul, Turkey
Tel. +90 (0) 5352175210
annamaria@istosfilm.com
http://www.istosfilm.com

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INTERNATIONAL PUBLICITY: Nihan Katipoğlu / nika digital agency
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yuva@istosfilm.com


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