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Innocence

Masumiyet (Turkey)

Directed by:
Zeki Demirkubuz
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2016
Synopsis:

Yusuf, released from prison after having served a ten-year sentence, goes to Izmir to visit his sister. Having no other place to go, he settles down in a cheap, run-down hotel. Soon, his path crosses with that of a strange family. In Yusuf’s struggle to survive, Bekir, Ugur and their daughter, Cilem, are initially a glimpse of hope, which, later on, turns into a devastating destiny.

Festivals:
Venice1997, Antalya Golden Orange 1997, Ankara 1997, Istanbul 1998, Premiers Plans 1998
 
Awards:
Best Film - Istanbul 1998, Grand Prize, Best Actor  (Guven Kıraç) - Premiers Plans 1998
 
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