The Translator

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    The Translator

    Çevirmen

    Directed by

    Turkey, United Kingdom

    2015

    23 min

    • Turkish

    Drama

    European Film Awards Nomination - Sarajevo FF

    Yusuf, a shy, sensitive Syrian refugee boy who lives in an exile in a remote Turkish border town is chosen for his newfound power but he has to experience how to use it, at the cost of his innocence.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Sherko Ali
    Gamze Kaçak
    İlke Can
    Ahmet İnal
    Screenplay
    Emre Kayiş
    Cinematography
     Nick Cooke
    Editing
     Ricardo Saraiva
    Burçak Yurdakul
    Production
    EMRE KAYIS
    Emre Kayiş

    Emre Kayiş

    Turkey

    Born in 1984 in Ankara, Emre has been committed to storytelling and visual arts since childhood. In 2012, he entered to MA Filmmaking department at the London Film School. After directing two narrative short films and practiced photography, he graduated in 2014 with his project TRANSLATOR which was screened in more than 100 festivals worldwide including Sarajevo, Montreal, Premier Plans, won 13 prizes and nominated in the final 5 for the best short film for the 28th European Film Awards. His project ANATOLIAN LEOPARD was selected for the Venice Gap-financing market 2019.