Clair Obscur / Tereddüt -107'
- Fri, 12/14/2018 - 19:00
The paths of Şehnaz and Elmas, completely different two women who have similar lives intersect in the morning of a stormy night. This encounter will be the beginning of a long, tough face off.
After making several short films, Ustaoğlu made her feature film debut with “The Trace”. She received international recognition for her film, “Journey to the Sun” which competed in Berlinale and received the Best European Film and the Peace Prize. She launched her own production company Ustaoğlu Film in 2003. Her third film, “Waiting for the Clouds” premiered in 2014 Berlinale Panorama and was awarded NHK Sundance – International Film-maker’s Award.
Her fourth feature, “Pandora’s Box” premiered in Toronto (TIFF) and won Best Film and Best Actress Award in San Sebastian FF. Her fifth feature “Somewhere in Between” premiered in Orrizonti section in 69th Venice FF.
2017 Istanbul FF; National Competition: Best Director, Best Actress, Best Original Music
2017 The Flying Broom International Women’s FF; FIPRESCI Award
2017 Eskişehir FF; Best Performance (Ecem Uzun)
2016 Kerala FF; Best Director, Special Jury Award: Best Actress
2016 Antalya FF; International Competition: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress