The Thousand and One Nights

The Thousand and One Nights

The Thousand and One Nights

Turkey / Fiction / 17' / HD / Color / 2020

Seyithan is a boy who lives in a village. His teacher, just before the semester holiday, gives each student a tale from The Thousand And One Nights. Seyithan is not really interested in the book his teacher gave. One night, due to the loss of electricity he takes a look at it. The boy, who wants to know the end of the fairy tale, goes after the other fairy tales in the book.

Director: Mahsum Taşkın
Script: Mahsum Taşkın
Director of Photography: Semih Yıldız
Producer: Mahsum Taşkın
Musician: İlayda Ürkmez, Berfu Çetinkaya
Editing: Erhan Örs
Sound: İlbey Kaya
Cast: Bartu Osman Tuğral, Hatice Taşkın, Rıdvan Sevim, Çerkes Karadağ, Deniz Bilir

CV

Mahsum Taskin was born in 1994, in Sirnak. He wrote and directed his first short film The Thousand and One Nights in 2020.

Filmography

The Thousand and One Nights / 2020

Festivals Attended

Binbir Gece / 2020 / Antalya Altın Portakal Film Festivali, Seattle Turkish Film Festival, Film Festival della Lessinia, Boğaziçi Film Festivali, Int. Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino!, Arlington Film Festival, Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival, Sofia Menar Film Festival, İzmir Kısa Film Festivali, Uşak Kısa Film Festivali

Awards

Binbir Gece / 2020 / Antalya Altın Portakal Film Festivali / Jüri Özel Ödülü, Seattle Turkish Film Festival / Grand Jury Prize

 

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