There, directed by Melik Saracoglu and Hakki Kurtulus, is a drama about a father and his two estranged sons who reunite following the death of their mother. The film was released in Turkey on 26 January, 2009, taking in box office of 20,000 Turkish Liras.
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.
Andrei Cohn is in development with his first feature, At My Father's Home, "the story of a young man put to a test by his girlfriend, who goes back to his home village where he meets his best friend and his highschool sweetheart. Everybody thinks he is somebody, but he is not," the producer Giuliano Doman told FNE.
The latest installment of the popular Czech animated film series, Fimfarum 3, has completed production work on all three of its sequences and is headed into a demanding post-production phase at the end of September. Producer Martin Vandas of production Maurfilm company (www.maurfilm.com) announced that the film will be ready in time for a February 10, 2011 release date.
BUCHAREST: The new feature of Dan Chişu (Websitestory) is the story of a storekeeper who becomes unemployed when the warehouse where he used to work for 15 years sees the new lights of the informatics. He than starts an intensive computer course wich will change his life. His destiny interwines with the destiny of an adolescent helped by a girl to find his father.
Czech director Jan Hrebejk currently shootinging Innocence, a crime psychdrama written by his longtime collaborator Petr Jarchovsky. Filming, taking place in Prague, will continue through October 10, with a January 20, 2011, release date planned.
BUCHAREST: Romanian director Tudor Jurgiu is in development on his first feature, The Japanese Dog (Câinele japonez), about an old man, Costache Moldu, who tries to connect with his estranged son after a flood has swept away his wife and house. The script, by Ioan Antoci won the HBO Romania script contest in 2008 and the Krzysztof Kieslowski ScripTeast Award (www.scripteast.pl ) in 2009.
WARSAW: Janusz Zaorski had just ended the first part of principal photography for Polish Sibiriad (Syberiada Polska), about a dark episode in the Polish history - the fate of Poles who were deported by the Soviet NKVD to Siberia in 1940.
WARSAW: Józef and Michal Skolimowscy, in the midst of shooting Ixjana Z piekła rodem (Ixjana Straight from Hell), are working with an all-star cast for their first major feature project.
WARSAW: Wieslaw Saniewski has wrapped shooting of The Winner, one of the most anticipated Polish productions of the year. The Polish-American drama revolves around a talented young pianist, an American of Polish descent who breaks his European tour contract and falls into debt. In his struggle to repay on time he meets an eccentric retired professor of mathematics, who introduces him to the world of horse track gambling.