23-09-2010

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Competition: Honey

By Kerem Akca

Director/writer/producer Semih Kaplanoglu scored an international success with his film Honey, winner of the Golden Bear when it premiered at the 2010 Berlinale. It opened in Turkey on 9 April, 2010.

{mosimage}Honey is the final part of a trilogy about religious existentialism. The first film was Egg (Yumurta) made in 2007. The second one was Milk (Sut) made in 2008. The trilogy tells the story of Yusuf, with Honey covering the time period of his childhood.

Honey was seen by 32,000 viewers and took in nearly 300,000 Turkish liras in local box office.

The film was produced by Kaplan Film (www.kaplanfilm.com ), which is owned by director Kaplanoglu.

{mosimage}Production contact:

Kaplan Film

Sureyya Agaoglu Sok.

41/7 Hatay Apt.

Tesvikiye/İstanbul

tel: +90 (212) 291 29 95

e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

{mosimage}Credits

Producer: Semih Kaplanoglu

Director: Semih Kaplanoglu

Screenwriter: Semih Kaplanoglu, Orcun Koksal

Cinematographer: Baris Ozbicer

Cast

Bora Altas

Erdal Besikcioglu

Tulin Ozen