SUDDENLY In Post Production

Reyhan, a 40-year-old woman who has lost her sense of smell, one day decides to change her life into something new… She vanishes without notice only to find her true self again.

Director Melisa Önel
Screenplay Feride Çiçekoğlu, Melisa Önel
Producers Alara Hamamcıoğlu Bayraktar, Melisa Önel
(Aniden Film), Susanne Mann&Martin Rehbock&Paul Zischler (Zischlermann Film Production), Ivan Pribicevic&Jelena Angelovski (Digitalkraft)
Cast Defne Kayalar, Öner Erkan, Şerif Erol, Ayşenil Şamlıoğlu, Dilan Çiçek Deniz, Aysel Yıldırım, Esra Kızıldoğan, Mehmet Bilge Aslan, Su Çeper

FUNDED BY
Serbian Film Center Fund (FCS)
MOIN Film Fund Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein
Eurimage Co-Production Support
Vision Sud Est Post Production Fund


SELECTED PLATFORMS
2022 Sofia Meetings WIP
2020  Istanbul Film Festival | Meetings On the Bridge 
           *Başka Sinema Distribution Award* 
2020  Istanbul Film Festival | Meetings On the Bridge
 
          *Genius Park VFX Award* 

2020  Sarajevo Film Festival | Cinelink
           
*Artekino Award*

2019  Torino Film Lab | Script Lab

DIRECTOR'S BIOGRAPHY

Filmmaker and photographer. After studying International Relations at Tufts University, Melisa Önel continued her Masters degree in Film Studies at Istanbul Bilgi University. Her photography work has been shown in many international exhibitions. She has collaborated in theater, making video installations, lately in “The  House of Hundred” featured at Maxim Gorki Theatre, Berlin. She has been writing and directing shorts, feature films and documentaries since 2007, including her debut Seaburners (Berlinale, 2014).

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