Passenger

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    Passenger

    Directed by

    Turkey

    2018

    20 min

    • Turkish

    Drama

    Ahmet is a truck driver in a subcontractor company. He takes his son Batuhan from his ex-wife who is currently in jail. The father and son have to live in the truck for some time until they manage to establish a life in better conditions. The journey in the midst of the hardships of a life inside a truck and their sense of alienation towards each other is combined with the material challenges of their new life. The ability to continue this journey depends on their ability to repair the father-son relationship which they never had.

    Credits

    Cast
    Ahmet Özay
    Batuhan Özay
    Screenplay
    Cem Özay
    Cinematography
    Ahmet Yilmaz
    Editing
    Mustafa Preseva
    Music
    Dejan Kjjevcanin
    Production
    ABC FILM
    Cem Özay

    Cem Özay

    Turkey

    Born in 1983 in the southeastern province of Gaziantep. He worked as an editor at news agencies before shifting to film industry 2003. Previously, he worked as an executive producer and then also began working as a screenwriter and director. His debut film as a director was PASSENGER, a short film that was released in 2017. The film was shown in several domestic and international festivals.