Boston Turkish Film and Music Festival7th ANNUAL BOSTON TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL SM
March 27 - May 11, 2008

 THE LAST GAME   (Son Oyun)

Winner of the Best Short Film Award in the 12th Boston Turkish Festival Documentary & Short Film Competition

  

 

  

 

Selected Festivals and Awards: 
* 5th Mediterranean Short Film Festival of Tangier (2007): Special Mention Award
* Marmara University Short Film Competition (2007): Best Cinematography Special Mention Award
* PAM Environmental Film Festival (2007): Encourage Award
* Tohum Short Film Festival (2007): Love and Friendship Award
* 12th Boston Turkish Festival Documentary and Short Film Competition (2007): Best Short Film Award


 

Directed and written by Mujde Arslan


Short / 2006 / 13 minutes

Cast: Hasan Günyar, İlyas Bestan

A story of friendship told through a very special relationship of two old men who live in ghettos of the city. They live in two distant corners, but yet, everyday they cross the city with many difficulties to meet and play chess. It is a place far from the city where skyscrapers are seen behind haze. Do these two old kings have any chance to win this game against the city?

     
  Director MUJDE ARSLAN:


Mujde Arslan was born in 1981 in Mardin. She received her undergraduate degree from Dicle University's Biology Department. She got her master's degree from the Faculty of Communication - Marmara University, Department of Cinema. She has worked as a journalist in DIHA (Dicle News Agency), and “Yedinci Gündem” and "Gündem" newspapers. She also writes essays on culture and cinema published in various magazines and newspapers. She received various national and international awards with her short, "The Last Game. After her first short film, "The Last Game", she directed another short, "Nora", and a TV documentary, "Second Address". She is also the author of the book, "Rejisör Atıf Yılmaz", based on interviews made with the legendary Turkish film director late Atıf Yılmaz.

 

 
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