Adana Golden Boll FF: Velvet

By Kerem Akca

Velvet directed by Erdogan Kar has its world premiere in the Turkish national competition at the Golden Boll Film Festival in Adana (17-25 September 2011, www.goldenbollfilmfestival.com).

Erdogan Kar is a veteran member of the Turkish film industry. Over the past 40 years he has worked as assistant director on numerous films. Velvet is his third film as a director, following one previous feature film and one documentary. In addition to his film work, he is the head of a cinema school and arts center.

{mosimage}Velvet is about the war on terrorism going on in the southeastern and eastern region of Turkey. It tells the story of a grandmother who takes her grandson to the west to save him from death.

The film is the second feature film production by Kar's company Ana Film (www.anafilm.org).

Production contact:

Ana Film

Acibadem Caddesi Palmiye Sok.No 20 D.2 34660

Üsküdar/ İstanbul


Tel: +90 533 361 99 86

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Producer: Erdogan Kar

Director: Erdogan Kar

Screenplay: Erdogan Kar

Cinematography: Sinan Gungor

Editing: Erkan Tekemen


Aytaç Öztuna

Emre Özcan

Yavuz Akçay

Mehmet Ünal

Serpil Özcan

Özgür Akdemir

Reyhan İlhan

Yener Çalışkan

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