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Memories of the Wind

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Year of participation 2016
Program Non-competition Programs

Memories of the Wind
Producer(s) Soner Alper
Director(s) Özcan Alper
Script Özcan Alper, Ahmet Büke
Director of Photography Andreas Sinanos
Production designer Gamze Kuş
Music by François Courturier
Sound Larz Ginzer
Edit Baptiste Gacoin, Özcan Alper
Cast Onur Saylak, Sofya Khandamirova, Mustafa Uğurlu, Ebru Özkan, Murat Daltaban,
Menderes Samancılar
 

Synopsis

Memories of the Wind tells the story of Aram, a translator and painter who escapes from Istanbul for political reasons to save his life during the II. World War. That escape becomes a search for the traces of the lost times of the childhood for Aram who is stuck in a forest village at the Soviet-Georgia border by the Black Sea. Love, time, death, exile, homeland, borders, freedom, and confrontation themes appear in Memories of the Wind as doors opening to the dark hallways of no return of memory in the political and cultural atmosphere of the period. Remembering changes everything. With the blowing of the wind...

 

Awards

Best Cinematography, Best Music, Antalya Golden Orange FF, 2015; Hamburg Producers Award, Hamburg FF, 2015, Best Cinematography, SIYAD Turkish Film Critics Association Award, 2016, Best Film, Montréal Turkish FF, 2016

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