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Lâl

Lâl
Scene from "Lâl"

Lâl is the portrait of a German widow, living and working as a psychoanalyst in Istanbul. One evening, after a long separation, she meets up with her daughter, who has joined the Kurdish guerilla in Eastern Turkey. The daughter reveals an amazing secret to her mother. And the night has another surprise to come.
Genre Drama
Category Short
Year of Production 2005
Director Dirk Schaefer
Screenplay Dirk Schaefer
Cinematography Knut Schmitz, Bernadette Paassen
Cast Grischa Huber, Isabella Parkinson, Yasemin Alkaya, Hayrettin Dinler, Huelya Duyar
Production Company Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM), in co-production with Halukör Studio
Runtime 16 min
Format 35 mm, b&w
Language
 German/Turkish
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals New York 2005, Clermont-Ferrand 2006 (In Competition)
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

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