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2010 | Semih Kaplanoğlu

Honey ist he inner story of a boy who searches for his lost father at a point where he’s trying to make sense of life, living in the remotest and wildest area of the eastern Black Sea Region where modern life has not yet penetratet.

After filming „Yumurta – Egg” and „Süt – Milk”, „Bal – Honey” is the third part of Semih Kaplanoglus film trilogy and the second one Heimatfilm coproduces as German partner.

Drama, 103 Min.
Director: Semih Kaplanoğlu
Script: Semih Kaplanoğlu, Orçun Köksal
D.o.P.: Barış Özbiçer
Sound: Matthias Haeb
Editor: Ayhan Ergürsel, Semih Kaplanoğlu, S. Hande Güneri
Cast: Bora Altaş, Erdal Beşikçioğlu, Tülin Özen

World sales:

A production of Kaplan Film (Semih Kaplanoğlu) and Heimatfilm (Johannes Rexin + Bettina Brokemper). In coproduction with ZDF/Arte. Supported by Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen and Eurimages.

Festivals / awards / nominations:

60th Berlinale 2010, Winner of the Golden Bear and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury