19th Annual Boston Turkish Film and Music  Festival | March 19 - April 25 2020

LA BELLE INDIFFERENCE - Küçük Şeyler

THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2020 | 7:30 pm
Director Present
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SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 2020 | 2:30 pm
Director Kıvanç Sezer and Actor Alican Yücesoy Present
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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Remis Auditorium | 465 Huntington Avenue

Kucuk Seyler

Directed by KIVANÇ SEZER
Cast: Alican Yücesoy, Basak Ozcan, Bülent Emrah Parlak
2019 / 94 min. / with English subtitles

Onur is sacked from his job as manager of a pharmaceutical company. He is not too bothered about being unemployed, but the same cannot be said of his wife, Bahar. Onur doesn’t listen to her and becomes indifferent not only to her anxieties, but also to the world around him. He would rather be surrounded by more zebras. A drama with dashes of absurd comedy about events that are no laughing matter: a personal crisis that impacts their marriage.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech Republic (2019): World Premiere
  • Adana Film Festival, Turkey (2019): Best Screenplay (Kıvanç Sezer), Best Actor (Alican Yücesoy), Most Promising Actress (Başak Özcan)
  • Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey (2019): Special Jury Award, Cahide Sonku Award (Selda Taşkın), Best Actor (Alican Yücesoy)
  • International Crime and Punishment Film Festival, Turkey (2019): Special Jury Award
  • Kayseri Film Festival, Turkey (2019): Best Actor (Alican Yücesoy), Best Screenplay (Kıvanç Sezer)
  • Malatya International Film Festival, Turkey (2019): Best Film, Best Actor (Alican Yücesoy), Best Actress (Başak Özcan), SIYAD (Turkish Cinema Film Critics Association) Award

Director KIVANÇ SEZER

Kivanc SezerKıvanç Sezer (Ankara, 1982) received his bachelor's degree in bioengineering from Ege University. He then went to Italy and took courses on film editing for two years. After returning to Turkey he worked as an editor on several TV programs and as an assistant director on TV documentaries.

His first documentary, The Children of Turabdin, won the Gianandrea Mutti prize for documentary projects. He wrote and directed the short film, "How Much", about gender issues and "Game of Hera" (2012) took part in the Cannes Short Film Corner. "My Father's Wings" (Babamın Kanatları) in 2016 was internationally acclaimed by critics and received many prestigious awards. "La Belle Indifference" (Küçük Şeyler) is director's recent film.

 

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