Adana Golden Boll FF 2011: Hidden Lives

By Kerem Akca

    Hidden Lives, a directing debut film from Ahmet Haluk Unal, screens in the Turkish competition section of the Adana Film Festival (17-25 September 2011,www.altinkozafestivali.org.tr).

    {mosimage}The film was released on 11 March 2011 in Turkey. Although it was shown in only 25 cinemas, it pulled in 303,000 TL in box office gross and some 45,000 admissions.

    Ahmet Haluk Unal is known as the scriptwriter of several films and a director of TV films. He is part of an international script developing atelier called DramaIstanbul (www.dramaistanbul.com.tr), which funded the film with the aid of the Culture Ministry of Turkey.

    Hidden Lives is about an impossible love story between people from different religious cults (alevi-sunni), a religious variation of the Romeo and Juliet theme. The story takes place against the background of the 1980's Corum Massacre.

    The film is also being released in Germany and Austria.

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