• synopsis

    Serap is a quite but hot-headed adolescent who is working long hours in a cramped clothing workshop as a runner. Fed up with her abusive brother-in-law and detached sister, the only thing that keeps Serap going is the hope of moving into an apartment with her father who is a long distance truck driver. Since the father is quite indifferent to Serap’s wishes, however, she decides to take matters in her own hands.

  • cast and crew

    cast Esme Madra, Riza Akin, Ece Yüksel, Gizmet Denizci, Sema Kecik


    writer / director Emine Emel Balci

    dop Murat Tuncel

    editor Dora Vajda

    casting Ezgi Baltaş

    set design Meral Efe Emre

    costume design Manfred Schneider

    sound Jörg Kidrowski

    make-up Bimet Inkaya

    producers Nadir Öperli, Titus Kreyenberg


    in coproduction with Prolog Film


    development funded by

    German-Turkish Development Fund

    funded by Film und Medienstiftung nrw, Eurimages, Turkish Ministery of Culture

  • festivals and awards

    65. Berlinale / Forum 2015, Istanbul IFF, CPH PIX, Jeonju



    Turkish-German Development Award at Istanbul IFF; Best Actress and Best First Feature by the Turkish Film Critics Association