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You are who you are until you are someone else. And then there is a price to pay...

Middle-aged unmarried loner Nihat works in a hospital canteen. When young colleague Ayşe invites him to her house for dinner, he accepts despite the rumors that her husband Necip is in jail for a serious offence. When Nihat sees a wedding photograph, he notices that Ayşe's imprisoned husband looks an awful lot like him. The awkward relationship that ensues changes Nihat's life more profoundly than he could ever have foreseen. Or so it seems.

Tayfun Pirselimoglu started his cinema career as a script writer and wrote various short and long feature scripts. His debut as a director was the short film MY UNCLE (1999), which was screened in competition in Venice. He shot his first long feature INNOWHERELAND in 2002, which was awarded the Grand Prize of the Jury in Montreal, and continued his career with a trilogy of ‘death and conscience’ (RIZA/PUS/SAÇ). He is also a painter and author of four novels.
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2013
Director Tayfun Pirselimoglu
Cast Ercan Kesal, Maryam Zaree
Producers Veysel Ipek, Nikos Moustakas, Mustafa Dok, Guillaume de Seille
Production Companies Bredok Film Production/Berlin, Zuzi Filmcilik/Istanbul, Bad Crowd/Athens, Arizona Films/Paris
Length 125 min
Original Version
Subtitled Versions English, French
Festivals Rome 2013, Istanbul 2014, Jerusalem 2014, Golden Apricot Yerevan 2014, Sarajevo 2014, Busan 2014, Viennale 2014, Mumbai 2014, Moscow 2015

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