Prayers at Dawn

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    Prayers at Dawn

    Directed by

    Turkey

    2014

    17 min

    • Turkish

    Drama

    The village idiot Zülküf lives in an isolated rural town in eastern Turkey and works for his Imam uncle in the local mosque. His lonely routine comes to an end when he becomes fascinated with a mysterious woman; the only problem is that she's dead.

    Awards

    • Audience Award - !F Istanbul IIFF

    Credits

    Cast
    Bedir Bedir
    Gonca Yakut
    Nihat Mursitpinar
    Nilufer Kilicarslan
    Cinematography
    Angelos Rompolis
    Music
    Berk Cakmakci
    Production
    YORGANCIOGLU ALPAY FILM
    Pinar Yorgancıoğlu

    Pinar Yorgancıoğlu

    Turkey

    Pinar Yorgancioglu is a Istanbul based director who received her Directing MFA at Columbia University. Her short film PRAYERS AT DAWN screened at Antalya, Palm Springs, Xining and Adana film festivals. MRS. NEBILE’S WORMHOLE was funded by Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg international film fund, premiered at the Lincoln Film Center in New York, was selected to the Warsaw Film Festival, and got accolades at the !f and Istanbul Film Festivals. She is an alumna of Biennale College Cinema, Sarajevo Talents, and !f Istanbul Screenwriters Lab co-organized with the Sundance Institute.

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