Melih Selçuk, Basak Köklükaya, Riza Akin, Saadet Isil Aksoy, Tülin Özen, Alev Uçarer / Fiction / Turkish
An aspiring writer balances the demands of family, art and growing up.
Semih Kaplano?lu was born in 1963 in Izmir, Turkey. He graduated in Cinema and Television from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Dokuz Eylu?l Universiy, Izmir in 1984. He was scriptwriter and director of the 52-episode TV serial Sehnaz Tango. His debut feature Herkes Kendi Evinde (Away from Home, 2000) won Best Director Award at the Singapore International Film Festival and Best Film Award at the Istanbul and Ankara Film Festivals. His second feature Melegin Du?su?su? (Angel’s Fall, 2004) premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival. In 2007 he directed Yumurta (Egg).
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