Cold of Kalandar

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Cold of Kalandar (Kalandar Sogugu)

Directed by Mustafa Kara

  • Hungary, Turkey 2015; 132 min
  • Original version: Turkish
  • Genre: Drama
    • Best Director, WOWOW Viewer's Choice Award - Tokyo IFF
    • Best Film, Dr. Avni Tolunay Jury's Special Award - Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival
    • Best Director, Best Actor (Haydar Şişman), Best DoP, Best Editing (National Competition) - Istanbul FF
    • NDR Young Talent Award - Filmfest Hamburg
    • Best Film, The Fedeora Award (Mediterranean Film Competition) - Haifa IFF
    • Best Feature Film, Young Cinema Award, Achievement in Cinematography - Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Synopsis

Mehmet is a man who lives with his two children, wife, and mother in a mountain village on Black Sea. He earns his bread by breeding a few animals, while looking for a mineral reserve on the mountains with a great passion and hope. However, his endless pursuit is perceived as useless by his mother and wife. Destroyed in search of a mineral reserve, his hope is renewed with the news of a competition. Mehmet will attend the bull fight that will be held in Artvin, so he dedicates his time to training the bull in the stable till the day of competition.

Production

  • KARAFILM

    Nermin Aytekin