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

BREATH - Soluk

FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2020 | 7:30 pm
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SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2020 | 12:00 pm
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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Remis Auditorium | 465 Huntington Avenue

Breath - Soluk - Ozkan Yilmaz

Directed by ÖZKAN YILMAZ
Cast: Emrullah Çakay, Aslı İnandık, Uğur Polat
2019 / 94 min. / with English subtitles

It may not always be life that brings people together. This time, death will open new doors. Middle aged, grumpy man who hasn’t been able to avail neither himself, nor others, and has always depended on his friends in order to hang on to life: Tamer. He abandoned his studies as well as his goals, marriage, family, at times his friends. A woman in her early 30’s, sharing the same house with her mother and brother, purposeless and unemployed: Aslı. Contrary to Tamer, Aslı is full of life and yet, introverted. In Tamer she has found herself a friend, a mentor and a guide. A caregiver, who is considerably ordinary, psychologically disconnected from life and, instead stays with his patients until their last breath: Celil. What brings these three characters together is their desire to hold on to life, which they have different perspectives of.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey (2019): Best Supporting Actress (Aslı İnandık)

Director ÖZKAN YILMAZ

Ozkan Yilmaz

Born in 1976, in Germany. Özkan Yılmaz studied Film at Anadolu University before graduating with a Master’s in Communication Studies from Marmara University. As a student, he worked on several short films and documentaries. Since graduating, he has earned credits as a line producer, production manager, first AD and director.

 

 

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