A coming storm after dog days dawns during a sudden road trip to a distant island for a funeral. The dead is buried in haste and a man makes a detour through Aegean Turkey. The funeral is eclipsed by a last wish. The wind blows ashes where it pleases.
2019 | 1.77:1 | 16mm | 25fps | Color | 5.1 | Turkish w/ English subtitles | 20'
Cast Enes Yurdaün, Seren Şirince, Ariya Toprak, Sencar Sağdıç and
Nur Sürer, Ercan Kesal
Director & Editor Arda Çiltepe
Script Arda Çiltepe & Julia Tielke
Producers Alara Hamamcıoğlu, Öykü Canlı
Co-Producer HFBK Hamburg
Director of Photography Julia Tielke
Colorist Nils Petersen
Sound Designer & Mix Postbıyık
Sound Recordist Enis Danabaş
Art Director İdris Kaan Akbay
First Assistant Director Ozan Yoleri
Gaffer Yusuf Elbaşı
Focus Puller Elisa Juri
Second Assistant Director Aslı Özoğuz
Production Coordinators Sergen Dilmen, Dilara Çatak
Boom Operator Berkay Sarıtaş
Creative Consultant Gürcan Keltek
2019 Locarno Film Festival - Pardi di Domani
*Pardino d'Oro for Best International Short Film*
Before graduating from Economics at Boğaziçi University, he worked as a translator for several major publishing houses in Turkey. He co-produced Meteors (dir. Gürcan Keltek, 2017, Locarno Festival’s Filmmakers of the Present) and Gulyabani (dir. Gürcan Keltek, 2018, Locarno Festival’s Signs of Life). He produced The Pillar of Salt (dir. Burak Çevik, 2018, Berlinale Forum). Besides studying master’s degree in film at Hamburg Fine Arts University, he is the producer of Gürcan Keltek’s next feature project-in-development New Dawn Fades and the co-producer of Semih Gülen and Mustafa Emin Büyükcoşkun’s debut project-in-development Athlete.