We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Click here for more information.
AcceptReject

Beautiful, interesting, incredible cinema.

See what’s playing
9
/10
8,856 Ratings

SOMETHING USEFUL

İşe Yarar Bir Şey

Trailer
Directed by Pelin Esmer
Turkey, France, 2017
Drama
      Turkish
      English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Turkish

Synopsis

Leyla, a lawyer and poet, has decided to attend a school reunion after neglecting previous invitations. Canan, a young nursing student, dreams of becoming an actress. Following a meeting on a train, they unite for a journey that will offer new insight into the importance of charting one’s own path.

Our take

In this award-winning drama, Turkish director Pelin Esmer takes us on a poetic journey into the lives of her characters, who have little in common but a shared sense of life’s struggles. A subtle yet vivid storyteller, Esmer explores our need for human connection and the urge to escape through art.

Synopsis

Leyla, a lawyer and poet, has decided to attend a school reunion after neglecting previous invitations. Canan, a young nursing student, dreams of becoming an actress. Following a meeting on a train, they unite for a journey that will offer new insight into the importance of charting one’s own path.

Trailer
Something UsefulDirected byPelin Esmer
Watch now

Showing as part of

  • Loading...
  • Loading...
  • Loading...
  • Loading...

Awards & Festivals

Show all (4)
Istanbul Film Festival
2017
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
2017 | Winner: Best Script

Related films