Toprak

Toprak

Toprak

Turkey, France / Fiction / 11' / HD / Black-White / 2017

Toprak, 8, translates for his parents who can’t speak French. Today, he goes to the hospital with them for his mother’s second trimester ultrasound. He will be the first one to know if the twin babies are brothers or sisters.

Director: Onur Yağız
Script: Onur Yağız
Director of Photography: Laurent Navarri
Producer: Pierre-Louis Garnon, Hüseyin Aydın Gürsoy
Editing: Xavier Sirven
Sound: Rémi Chanaud
Cast: Ege Sane, Emine Meyrem, Fırat Çelik, Pierre Deladonchamps

CV

Onur Yağız was born in France to Turkish parents 1986. He studied literature, theatre and film at the Sorbonne-Nouvelle University, before directing Patika (2013), his first short film. Toprak (2017) is his second film.

Filmography

Toprak 2017, Patika 2013

Festivals Attended

Toprak: Festival du Film Court Francophone de Vaux-en-Velin- Un poing c’est court, Karma Human Rights Film Festival, London Migration Film Festival, Paris Courts Devant, Festival Européen de films solidaires - Un Notre Monde

Awards

Toprak: Special Jury Prize - IKUSKA Muestra Internacional de Cortometraje de la Bahia de Passaia, Best Short Film - Rode Tulp Film Festival, Jury Award - Hollywood Turkish Film Festival, Special Jury Mention - Short of the Year Spain, Best Short Film - Cinalfama Lisbon International Film Awards

Contact

on.yagiz@gmail.com

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