Passed by Censor

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Passed by Censor

Directed by Serhat Karaaslan

  • Turkey, Germany, France 2018; 90 min
  • Original version: Turkish
  • Genre: Drama
    • FEDEORA Award - Karlovy Vary IFF

Synopsis

In the heart of Istanbul’s prison, Zakir controlls the letters prisoners receive. His average day is spent between the censorship office, his colleagues and his evening writing class. For a writing assignment, he steals a photo from one of the letters, in which appears Selma, an inmate’s wife. More than an inspiration, she becomes an obsession for Zakir. He observes her, makes up stories, and imagines the worst to the extent that he puts himself at great risk.

Production

  • SILEX FILMS

     

  • +90 FILM PRODUCTION

     

International Sales

  • BAC FILMS

    Juliette Béchu