Big Big World

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    Big Big World

    Koca Dünya

    Directed by

    Turkey

    2016

    100 min

    • Turkish

    Drama

    Ali and Zuhal take their first step out of the orphanage into this big world committing a crime. It becomes impossible for them to live amongst people now, and the forest they take shelter in becomes a desert island for them. A boy and a girl that were thrown out of the civilized world would live the entire human story from scratch.

    Awards

    • Special Jury Prize (Orizzonti) - Venice IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Saygın Soysal
    Hakan Çimenser
    Ayta Sözeri
    Murat Deniz
    Melisa Akman
    Ecem Uzun
    Screenplay
    Reha Erdem
    Cinematography
    Florent Herry
    Editing
    Reha Erdem
    Music
    Nils Frahm
    Production
    MAYA FILM
    Sales
    PICTURE TREE INTERNATIONAL

    Press

    Brisk storytelling skill and impressive visual flair

    David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

    Reha Erdem

    Reha Erdem

    Turkey

    There’s only one reality to be shown: this world is violent.

    Born in Istanbul, Reha Erdem has graduated from the Cinema Department of the Paris 8 University. He obtained his Master's in Plastic Arts at the same university. He shot his first feature-length film, OH MOON, in 1989 as a French-Turkish co-production. He shot RUN FOR MONEY in 1999, MOMMY, I'M SCARED in 2004, TIMES AND WINDS in 2006, MY ONLY SUNSHINE in 2008 and KOSMOS in 2009. In 2013, he made JIN and SINGING WOMEN, a Turkish-French-German co-production. His 2016 feature BIG BIG WORLD was selected to premiere at the Venice IFF.

    Selected Filmography