SEABURNERS

Between Istanbul’s sordid neighbourhoods and a border village, Hamit drives back and forth, carrying charcoal one way and illegal immigrants the other. He feels stuck in this desolate village. He finds comfort and passion with a foreign botanist working at the local research center.

Year: 2014
Gene: Drama
Duration: 89 min.
Language: Turkish, English
Director: Melisa Önel
Script: Feride Çiçekoğlu, Melisa Önel
Cast: Mira Furlan, Timuçin Esen, Ahmet Rıfat Şungar, Mustafa Uzunyılmaz, Sanme Öge, Edanur Tekin, Hakan Karsak, Selen Uçer
Producers: Yamaç Okur, Aslı Erdem, Melisa Önel
Co-Producer: M. Çağatay Tosun
Associate Producer: İpek Kent
Music: Erdem Helvacıoğlu
DOP: Julian Atanassov, Meryem Yavuz
Production Design: İsmail Durmaz
Edit: Özcan Vardar
Cast Director: Ezgi Baltaş
Production Company: Bulut Film (TR), Yedi Film (FR)
Supported by: Turkish Ministry of Culture, Graal Post Production Prize
Festivals: Berlinale Forum 2014, Istanbul FF 2015, Jeonju IFF 2014, Medfilm Festival 2014, London Turkish Film Festival 2014

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