Berlinale

A TALE OF THREE SISTERS (KIZ KARDESLER)

Synopsis (momentan nur in Englisch verfügbar)
A stagnant and gloomy village in the 1980s. Sisters Reyhan, Nurhan and Havva, are sent to town as “besleme” (foster children and maid). After failing their foster parents in different ways, they are sent back to their father's house in their poor village. Deprived of their dreams of a better life, they try to hold on to each other.


World premiere
Berlin International Film Festival 2019, Competition


Key festivals and awards
Istanbul International Film Festival 2019, Best Film, Best Director, Best Actresses (ensemble), Best Score, FIPRESCI Prize; Sarajevo Film Festival 2019, Best Director, Heart of Sarajevo; Sarajevo International Film Festival 2019, CICAE Art Cinema Award; Sydney International Film Festival 2019; Jerusalem International Film Festival 2019

TURKEY, 2019
Director: Emin Alper
Producers: Circe Films (Netherlands), Horsefly Productions (Greece), Komplizen Film (Germany), Liman Film (Turkey), Nu Look Production (Turkey)
German distributor partner: Grandfilm
World sales: Match Factory (Germany)
Theatrical release in Germany: February 4, 2020


Funded in November 2019
Funding amount: 10.000 €