ARE YOU LISTENING MOTHER?
Film - HFF Special 2 Filmfest 2019

ARE YOU LISTENING MOTHER?

Directed by Tuna Kaptan

Info

Director: Tuna Kaptan
Section: HFF Special 2
Country: Germany, Turkey
Year: 2019
OT: HÖRST DU, MUTTER?
Language: Kurdish, Turkish
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Aziz Çapkurt, Sebiha Bozan, Bülent Keser, Adnan Devran
18+

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Logline

ARE YOU LISTENING MOTHER?

In a Turkish village, a Kurdish woman is sentenced to six years under house arrest. Her elder son unwillingly becomes her prison guard. Torn between two authority figures, his mother and the police, he’s forced to confront his own limits.



  • Film School: HFF München

  • Duration: 20 Min.

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Meet the director

ARE YOU LISTENING MOTHER?

Tuna Kaptan

Born in Munich, Tuna Kaptan holds a Bachelor of Arts in media, theater, and Romance studies from the University of Bayreuth. He studied at ENERC film school in Buenos Aires and earned a degree in documentary film directing from the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF). His films have earned awards at international film festivals: TWO AT THE BORDER at IDFA and TURTLE SHELLS at DOK Leipzig. ARE YOU LISTENING MOTHER? premiered at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival.

Credits

Screenplay: Tuna Kaptan
Director of Photography: Roy Yunus Imer
Film Editor: Sophie Oldenbourg
Composer: Özgür Akgül
Production Designer: Cenk Aydin
Costume Design: Kezban Bozan
Sound: Ömer Bugra
Producer: Tuna Kaptan
Production Company: Donaukapitän
Editor: Dr. Claudia Gladziejewski