18th Annual Boston Turkish Film Festival | March 21 - April 28 2019


North America Premiere


Directed by Dersu Yavuz Altun

Cast: Deniz Telek, Özlem Aktaş, Çağlar Tüfekçi, Umut Keleş

2017 / 93 min. / with English subtitles

Hasan's family provokes him to kill his sister-in-law. He finds himself deserted with her only child, his nephew. In between his love and guilt, he suffers a silent punishment of a little boy while hoping that he could be his very own family.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • Africa International Film Festival (2018)
  • Crime and Punishment Film Festival, Istanbul University Faculty of Law, Turkey (2017)

Director DERSU YAVUZ ALTUNDersu Yavuz Altun

Dersu Yavuz Altun (Ankara, 1967)  is actor, writer and director. He was first involved in theater as an actor at the Anatolia Arts Center. Soon after he quit studying at medical school and dedicated his full time to theater. In 1991 he began working as general art director of Ankara Tales Theater (Ankara Masal Tiyatrosu) where he was actor, writer and director. In 1993 he took the role of directing children’s theater of AST (Ankara Sanat Tiyatrosu) where he worked as actor, writer and director until 1993. He wrote and directed seven children’s play and one youth play. His first feature film Murky Waters (Münferit, 2007) received critical acclaim at national and international level.



5:30 pm

Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

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