Derivative (film)

Derivative (Turkish: Türev) is a 2005 Turkish drama film, written, produced and directed by Ulaş İnaç based on a short story by Miguel de Cervantes, about the complicated relationships between three people who confess their thoughts each evening to the camera for a movie project. The film, which went on nationwide general release across Turkey on November 18, 2005 (2005-11-18), won the Golden Orange for Best Film at the 42nd Antalya "Golden Orange" International Film Festival.[1]

Theatrical Poster
Directed byUlaş İnaç
Written byUlaş İnaç
Produced byUlaş İnaç
Edited byDeniz Kayık
Music byToygar Işıklı
Distributed byÖzen Film
Release date
  • November 18, 2005 (2005-11-18)
Running time
90 minutes
BudgetUS$9,000 (estimated)


Nazım (Güçlü Yalçıner) is a successful young Istanbul writer who is about to marry Süreyya (Gülçin Santırcıoğlu). Süreyya is not sure about Nazım's love and so she asks her best friend Burcu (Beste Bereket) to seduce him in order to test his fidelity. Reluctantly Burcu complies and then she falls in love.


  1. ^ Teksoy, Renkin (2008). Turkish Cinema. Istanbul: Oğlak Yayıncılık. p. 120. ISBN 978-975-329-611-3.

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