Rauf

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    Rauf

    Directed by

    Turkey

    2016

    94 min

    • Kurdish
    • Turkish

    Drama

    Rauf hopes to win over his big crush, the older Zana, with the help of the colour pink. But what does pink really look like anyways, and will he even be able to find it in his snowy little Kurdish village up in the mountains? Meanwhile, disturbing rumours sweep in from the outside world.

    Awards

    • FIPRESCI Award - Sofia IFF
    • Special Jury Prize (National Competition) - Istanbul FF
    • Special Jury Prize (Best European Debut) - Zlín FF
    • Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography - Antalya IFF
    • Best Director - IFFI Goa

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Alen Hüseyin Gürsoy
    Yavuz Gürbüz
    Şeyda Sözüer
    Veli Ubic
    Muhammed Ubic
    Screenplay
    Soner Caner
    Cinematography
    Vedat Özdemir
    Editing
    Ahmet Boyacioglu
    Baris Kaya
    Ali Emre Uzsuz
    Music
    Ümit Önder
    Production
    PERI ISTANBUL

    Press

    A gently melancholic drama.

    Jay Weissberg, Variety

    Soner Caner

    Soner Caner

    Turkey

    After receiving a training in plastic technologies, Soner Caner worked in the areas of production design, art direction and special effects makeup. In 2009, he won the award for Best Art director at the Altin Koza Film Festival for the feature film THE BREATH (NEFES), directed by Levent Semerci. He collaborated with Barış Kaya on the feature RAUF, which was selected at the Berlinale Generation in 2016.

    Baris Kaya

    Baris Kaya

    Turkey

    A graduate of the Department of Cinema and Television at Anadolu University in Eskişehir, Turkey, Barış Kaya has worked for film production companies and directed numerous television commercials. He also worked at the second director on the 2009 feature film THE BREATHE (NEFES).