Original title: "Bozkır"
Ozel was born in 1980 in Konya, Turkey. At the age of 17, he has started to work at movie and advertising sector as a camera assistant. Since then, he has been taking partin many TV-Series and feature films as cinematographer. In 2008, he took part in the production stage and worked as cinematographer in the movie “Mommo – The Bogeyman” with Atalay Taşdiken. His first feature film “Steppe” which is written and directed by him was awarded by 56th Antalya Golden Orange International Film Festival (2019) in 10 categories
Ali Özel, Mahmut Aran
Ahmet Özel, Hakan Emre Ünal, Mücahit Koçak, Ozan Dağara, Elif Aydın
Color: colored, Running time: 87, Format: DCP, Countries: Turkey, Languages: Turkish
56th Antalya Golden Orange Best Film , 56th Antalya Golden Orange Best Director, 56th Antalya Golden Orange Best Actor Mücahit Koçak, 56th Antalya Golden Orange Best Supporting Actor Ozan Dağara, Hakan Emre Ünal , 56th Antalya Golden Orange Best First Film , 56th Antalya Golden Orange Best Script, 56th Antalya Golden Orange Best Cinematograpy, 56th Antalya Golden Orange Best Music, 56th Antalya Golden Orange Best Editing, 56th Antalya Golden Orange Turkish Film Critics' Ass. Award, 17 Kiyiv İnternationel Film Festival KİNOLİTOPYS International Competition Best Cinematograpy
56th Antalya Golden Orange International Film Festival National Competition, 25th Festival on Wheels , 24th edition of Sofia International Film Festival International Competition, Haifa 36th International Film Festival, 17 Kiyiv İnternationel Film Festival KİNOLİTOPYS International Competition, 26 Tétouan Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen International Competition, Orient Express Filmtage Bern 2020
An ongoing dam project necessitates the evacuation of Ahmet and his nephews’ village, but Ahmet refuses to move into a new house despite his nephews’ insistence. The nephews ask his estranged son, Harun, to come to the village to prevail on him. However, there is nothing easy about this reunion between a father, who thinks his son blames him for his wife’s death, and a son, who couldn’t stop his father burying his mother in the garden. The dam waters are rising fast and time is running out..