Original title: "Kaygı"

Directed by

Ceylan Özgün Özçelik

Ceylan is an Istanbul-based filmmaker who studied law at Marmara University. Between 2003-2015, she produced culture-art shows for TV and radio. Her debut feature Inflame had its world premiere at the Berlinale’s Panorama Special and won the Gamechanger Award at SXSW in 2017. She was an artist-in-residence at Medienboard and an SFFILM grantee with her new project.

Cinematography by

Radek Ładczuk

Edited by

Ahmet Can Çakırca

Music by

Ekin Fil

Main cast

Algı Eke, Özgür Çevik, Kadir Çermik, Selen Uçer, Boncuk Yılmaz

Color: colored, Running time: 94, Format: DCP, Countries: Turkey, Languages: Turkish

Adnan M. Şapçı -
Sadık Ekinci

Emre Oskay

Armağan Lale

Armağan graduated from Film Studies at Yeditepe University. Armağan founded Filmada in 2013 to support innovative young filmmakers. Since then she has produced several award winning shorts and features which have screened in Berlinale, SXSW, Ann Arbor and DokuFest among many other international festivals. She is a member of DAE.

Production company(s)

Istanbul Film Production, EHY Film Production, Filmada


SXSW 2017 - Luna Gamechanger Award for Best Narrative, Ankara IFF 2017 - Special Jury Prize and Best Art Director Award, 2018 SİYAD Turkish Film Critics Association Awards: Best First Feature, Best Music (Ekin Fil)


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Berlinale 2017 - Panorama Special, SXSW 2017 , International Female FF, Malmö 2017, Istanbul IFF 2017, Off Camera IFF 2017, Ankara IFF 2017 , Eskişehir IFF 2017, 2017 Sitges International Film Festival – Noves Visions Competition, 2017 Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinéma – International Competition, 2017 Ithaca Fantastik – Cinemapur Competition, 2017 Roma MedFilm Festival - International Competition, 2017 Eurasia International Film Festival - International Competition, 2017 Sopot International Film Festival - International Competition, 2017 Sao Paulo International Film Festival – New Filmmakers Competition, 2017 Tblisi International Film Festival - Forum of European Cinema, 2017 Maine International Film Festival, 2017 Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival, 2017 Norköpping International Film Festival, 2018 Pune International Film Festival - Asian Cinema


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