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Death of the Poet

Sairisi gura

Directed by Elif Ergezen
Turkey, 2009
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

Poet/painter Hasan Helimisi (1907-1976) is revived through recordings and via his daughter, who only knows her father from his poems. Much of his work was lost during his captivity. The language is Turkish/Georgian Laz, which has all but disappeared.

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Death of the Poet Directed by Elif Ergezen