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97 Ratings

Journey to the Sun

Güneşe yolculuk

Directed by Yeşim Ustaoğlu
Turkey, 1999


Mehmet is politically conservative, while Berzan is a radical rebel in Turkey. One day, Mehmet is mistakenly arrested for carrying a gun, triggering a violent spiral of events that will forever change the lives of these two long-time friends.

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Journey to the Sun Directed by Yeşim Ustaoğlu

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1999 | 2 wins including: Peace Film Award

Toronto International Film Festival


Telluride Film Festival


São Paulo International Film Festival

1999 | Honorable Mention: International Jury Award