Rüzgarda Salınan Nilüfer / Swaying Waterlily
2015, Color, Dcp,107min., Turkish; English, German, French subtitle
Having reached their 40s Handan and Korhan live a humdrum life in an upper scale neighborhood in istanbul. Handan tries to keep herself occupied, relentlessly trying on new pastimes, counting on Korhan´s support for each one. Korhan, on the other hand, having witnessed too many of her whims, has learnt not to make much of them. failing to get any support or attention from her husband, she takes up writing in order to fill her void, which she imitates from her author friend Sermin. Her aspiration quickly turns into jealousy, disrupting the dynamics between the two families.
Gökçe Işil Tuna
cast : Songül Öden, Tolga Tekin, Tülay Günal, Eraslan Sağlam, Duru Lal Pakel, Taha Yusuf Tan, Serpil Göral, Ayşe Tunaboylu, Esme Madra, Serkan Keskin, Sezin Bozaci
Montreal Worl Film Festival ‘best script’ award
Istanbul Film Festival ‘national competition’