Autumn (2008 film)

Autumn (Turkish: Sonbahar) is drama-genred film by Turkish director Özcan Alper, filmed trilingually in Turkish, Georgian, and Homshetsi Armenian. It was filmed in Hopa, Çamlıhemşin, and Kemalpaşa. It profiles the post-life of a 22-year-old imprisoned university student named Yusuf.

Autumn
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Original film poster
Turkmen: Sonbahar
Directed byÖzcan Alper
Produced byF. Serkan Acar
Kadir Sözen
Screenplay byÖzcan Alper
StarringOnur Saylak
Megi Kobaladze
Serkan Keskin
Raife Yenigül
CinematographyFeza Caldiran
Edited byThomas Balkenhol
Distributed byFilmpot
Release date
  • December 19, 2008 (2008-12-19)
Running time
95 minutes
CountryTurkey
LanguageTurkish, Georgian languages and the Homshetsi dialect

CastEdit

  • Onur Saylak as Yusuf
  • Megi Kobaladze as Eka
  • Serkan Keskin as Mikail
  • Raife Yenigül as Gülefer
  • Nino Lejava as Maria
  • Sibel Öz as Asiye
  • Cihan Camkerte as Onur
  • Serhan Pirpir as Cihan
  • Yasar Güven as Kogus Yasar

AwardsEdit

  • 2008: Won "Best Film" and "Jury Award" at the 15th Adana Altın Koza Film Festivali, Turkey
  • 2008: Won NETPAC Award at the Avrasya International Film Festivali
  • 2008: Won "C.I.C.A.E. Award" at Locarno International Film Festival
  • 2008: Won "Silver Prometheus" at the Tbilisi International Film Festival
  • 2009: Won "Best film" at the Ankara International Film Festival
  • 2009: Won "Best director" at the Ankara International Film Festival
  • 2009: Won "Best director" at the Sofia International Film Festival
  • 2009: Won "FIPRESCI Prize" at the Yerevan International Film Festival
  • 2009: Won "Jury Special Prize" for Best Film at the Yerevan International Film Festival
  • 2009: Won "Best First Film" at the 2nd Yeşilçam Awards
  • 2009: Nominated for "European Discovery of the Year" at the European Film Awards

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