The French-Swiss-Ukrainian co-production “Olga” with Anastasiia Budiashkina, Sabrina Rubtsova and Caterina Barloggio will be presented to the audience. Also this week, Finnish production Twin, British production Devil’s Curse, local films Zebun and Yakaza: Toxic Tribe directed by Taneli Mustonen aim to attract thriller and horror film lovers to the cinemas . “Aynasız Haluk” starring Tolgahan Sayışman, Erdal Özyağcılar, Perception Eke, Sarp Bozkurt and Öznur Serçeler is a candidate that will catch the attention of local comedy enthusiasts this week. Directed by Hakan Gürtop and starring Uğur Çavuşoğlu, Meriç Başaran, Gonca Yakut and Serkan Ekşioğlu, My Mother’s Time brings a dramatic story to the big screen.
THE VISION IS MOVED
TIME OF MY MOTHER
The film, written by Sadık Güneş, tells the story of an Anatolian woman who migrated from the village to the city and in old age was forced to live in the city. The film focuses on Alzheimer’s disease and aims to highlight many of the issues of family and community life today.
The film, directed by Bülent İşbilen, is about a detective who has been disconnected from life and devoted to his profession since his wife took his son and left him, and he breaks the rules while trying to catch criminals.
WHO SAYS WE ARE BAD?
The animated film Who Said We Are Bad?, brought to the big screen by Pierre Perifel, tells the story of a master gang of criminal animals trying to become model citizens.
Former national gymnast Anastasia Budiashkina, who represented Ukraine at the 2016 European Junior Championships, plays the character “Olga”, which gives the film its name. Other gymnasts in the film are also played by professional athletes. The first feature film from award-winning short film director Elie Grappé is about a talented 15-year-old Ukrainian gymnast fighting for her dream of achieving the Olympic gold medal, whose world is being turned upside down with the Orange Revolution in Kyiv and the European Championships approaching.
FULL HEAD TO THE CARAVAN
Another comedy of the week, Full Head to Caravan, directed by Oğuz Öztürk and Celal Öztürk, also stars Ali Format, Mesut Can Tomay, Efekan Can, Burak Güneş and Serkan Dağlı. The film tells the story of an esports team struggling financially while trying to prepare for the tournament under difficult conditions.