Scent of My Daughter

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    Scent of My Daughter

    Kizim Gibi Kokuyorsun

    Directed by

    Turkey, USA, France

    2019

    103 min

    • French
    • English
    • Turkish

    Drama

    Beatrice's life change dramatically during the terrorist attack in Nice July 2016 where she loses her parents, her husband and six year old daughter, who came to admire the fireworks on the famous Promenade des Anglais. Beatrice, fullfilling the wishes of her father, decides to repatriate the bodies in his native Armenian village in Hatay, Turkey, near the Syrian border. Beatrice,desperately tries to commit suicide when Hevi, a minority Yezidi girl, prevents her to die. Hevi makes her understand that she escaped from the hands of her persecutors but she has a sister, who must be in one of the refugee camps around the area. Béatrice decides to help her to find her sister, accompanied by Ibrahim, a young turkish expatriate who came to visit his family. Together,they will live a human adventure, beyond the borders to gradually pass from pain to resilience.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Clemence Verniau
    Çağlar Ertuğrul
    Yılşen Özdemir
    Şerif Sezer
    Screenplay
    Olgun Özdemir
    Cinematography
    Ali Utku
    Editing
    Semih Gülcüoğlu
    Music
    Onur Tarçın
    Production
    SARGONA FILM PRODUCTION
    Olgun Özdemir

    Olgun Özdemir

    Turkey

    Olgun Özdemir was born 26 August 1973 in İzmir, Turkey. He graduated from the Köln International Studio Academia Media School. He is a writer and director, known for POINTS OF CONSCIENCE (2016) and PURPLE HORIZONS (2017). He is also the owner of Sargona Film Prodcution. SCENT OF MY DAUGHTER (2019) is his latest feature film.