Filmfest 2019

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.

tags: Society, War, Feature Film

Cast: Aziz Çapkurt, Sebiha Bozan, Bülent Keser, Adnan Devran


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

Director: Tuna Kaptan

Editor: Dr. Claudia Gladziejewski


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.