Living with elderly relatives in a remote old house in the mountains a child reticently observes the daily routine of rustic life and glimpses the mysteries of life and death. A poetic short film set in an idyllic landscape which evokes the “vision splendid” of childhood. —IMDb.com
Belma Bas was born in 1969 in Ordu, Turkey, and received her BA in English Literature from Istanbul University in 1992. A literary translator since 1990, she also worked full-time for Turkish film institutes as an international relations and festival manager from 1991 to 1998. Her debut short film Poyraz (Boreas) premiered in the official competition at the 59th Cannes Film Festival. Her first feature length film Zephyr was shown in Rotterdam, Toronto, Abu Dhabi among other festivals.
Debutante Turkish director Belma Baş starts as she means to go on (and on) with atmospheric short which was nominated for the Palme d’Or at the 59th Cannes Film Festival and won the Special Jury Prize… read review