Dersaadet Apartmanı

North America Premiere


Dersaadet Apartmani


Cast: Hüsnü Hüseyin Karsın, Janset, Gürsel Akay

2020 / 90 min. / with English subtitles

Altan, who carries out a significant clean energy project in US came suddenly to his childhood city Istanbul, because of the traffic accident which lost his parents. Living in a concrete jungle, Altan starts to lose his ability to distinguish reality from fantasy and his whole life becomes a GO game where he fights with construction machines in the city.  A small turtle struggling to live its naive life in the city and an activist radio show host Deren; become his companions in his war against the machines in a city which has lost its past, its nature and identity. Who will win this game? The resistance of Altan and his friends; or the destroyers?
Dersaadet Apartment” is the story of emotional human trauma in an alienating fast-changing urban environment. The film questions the man’s role in changing the face of the earth, poverty and environmental degradation.

Selected Festivals and Awards

  • Antalya Film Festival, Turkey (2019)


Tankut KilincTankut Kılınç (1974, Ankara) graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Department of Cinema-TV. He directed short movies such as; Puppets and masters, Babamin Kulesi, Mavide Dans, Küçük Usta. He worked as production coordinator at TRT (national turkish tv-radio channel). Directed advertorials on TV8 channel. “Ice cream, I scream’ (Dondurmam Gaymak) feature film that he worked as the producer and the 2nd director, was nominated as foreign language film for 79th Academy Awards from Turkey (2007). Dondurmam Gaymak, won several national and international awards. He directed TV series for TRT (Evimin Erkegi), and for STAR channel (Benden Baba Olmaz). He directed “Smap III Gokova’’ documentary. He worked as line producer on “Last Nomads in Anatolia: Sarıkeçililer” won best documentary at 42th Golden Orange Film Festival, Antalya-Turkey. He produced and directed “Dust in: Dakar Diaries” documentary series for TRT channel. He directed Sevdaluk Tv series for SHOW channel.




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