Taiwan Premiere

Journey to the Sun

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Yeşim Ustaoğlu

1999|Turkey / Germany / Holland|35mm|Color|104"

Schedule

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2013/06/28 19:10 Shin Kong Cineplex 2
2013/07/03 16:30 Shin Kong Cineplex 2

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★ With filmmaker's attendance.

▲ No English subtitles.

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Synopsis

A young Turkish man, Mehmet, migrates to Istanbul and takes a job. Due to a strange set of events, he is mistaken for a Kurd, imprisoned, and brutally beaten. He then becomes an outcast marked as a Kurd, losing his apartment, job, and girlfriend. When his Kurdish friend is killed in a street protest, he takes a trek to return the friend’s dead body to his home near Iraqi border…

Director

Yeşim Ustaoğlu

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