North America Premiere

Nausea | Bulanti

Ahmet, a prominent intellectual, lost his wife and daughter in a traffic accident which happened while he was spending the night with his lover. As a person who cares about nothing and bows to nothing, Ahmet is not much affected by this tragic event and goes on with his life. After a while, without any apparent reason, he experiences certain changes in himself and his life. Small mishaps, strange misfortunes happen one after another. He is not on good terms with the woman he loves very much anymore. He has difficulties facing life and reveals unexpected weaknesses.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • Sofia International Film Festival, Bulgaria (2016): Special Mention
  • SIYAD – Turkish Film Critics Association Awards (2016): Best Supporting Actress (Şebnem Hassanisoughi)


Zeki DemirkubuzZeki Demirkubuz (Isparta, 1964) graduated from the Istanbul University Faculty of Communications. He directed Block C, his first feature film, in 1994. He first gained the notice of film critics with Innocence and The Third Page. This was followed by the successful reception of Fate and Confession, both of which were screened simultaneously in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival. All Zeki Demirkubuz films were screened at the Boston Turkish Film Festival in various years.


Nausea / Bulantı (2015)
Inside / Yeraltı (2012)
Envy / Kıskanmak (2009)
Destiny / Kader (2006)
The Waiting Room / Bekleme Odası (2003)
Fate / Yazgı (2001)
Confession / İtiraf (2001)
The Third Page / Üçüncü Sayfa (1999)
Innocence / Masumiyet (1997)
Block C / C Blok (1994)

6:30 pm
Alfond Auditorium

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Nausea | Bulanti

Directed by
Zeki Demirkubuz

Zeki Demirkubuz, Şebnem Hassanisoughi, Öykü Karayel, Çağlar Çorumlu, Cemre Ebuzziya, Ercan Kesal, Nurhayat Demirkubuz, Yazgı Demirkubuz

2015 / 117 min.
with English subtitles

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