Original Title: Guneh
Turkey/ 2015/ 14 min

Director: Gulistan Acet
Producer: Ferit Karahan
Production Company: FK Film
Cinematography: Dario Germani
Scriptwriter: Gulistan Acet
Editor: Theron Patterson
Music Composer: Selective
Language: Kurdish
Main Cast: Cewher Heci Xelif, Evindar Heci Xelif, Mahir Resho Usiv, Muxdat Murat Resho
World Premiere

 

 

Synopsis
Resho, a 12-year-old boy goes to birds hunting with some of his friends in a cave which is believed to be haunted. There, Resho jests his friend Memo and scares him, Memo passes out and doesn’t wake up. Returning to the village, his friends claim that Memo is struck by the evil spirits. Later, A prayer-exorcist tries to save Memo’s soul from demons, while Resho suffers because of his deed, which leads his friend to the threshold of death.

Reşoyê 12 salî bi hindek hevalên xwe ra jibo nêçîra balindeyan qesta şkevtekê dikit ko dibêjin ew şkevt cihê ecineyane. Li wê derê, Reşo tiraneyan bi hevalê xwe Memoyî dikit û wî dibizdînit, Memo dikevit û nehiş dibit. Dema ew vedigerin gundî, hevalên wî dibêjin ko ecineyan Memo hingavtiye. Paşî, melayek bizavê dikit ko ecineyan ji laşê Memoyî derbiêxit, lê Reşo ji ber tiraneyên xwe tûş dibit, û hevalê xwe diêxit ber mirinê.


Director’s Biography
Gulistan Acet was born in 1985, in Northern Kurdistan. She earned MA degree in Kurdish language after studying film and theater. Acet’s short films have been screened in numerous film festivals around the world and won awards and honorable mentions.

Gulistana Acet li sala 1985ê, li bakûrê Kurdistanê, hatiye ser dinyayê. Wê bawernameya masterê bi zimanê Kurdiyê piştî xwandina film û şanoyan wergirtiye. Kurtefilmên Gulistanê li çendîn filmefestîvalên sertaserî dinyayê hatine pêşkêş kirin û xelat û nîşanên rêzlênanê standine.


Filmography
2015 The sin
2014 Waiting for Spring
2013 Heaven of watermelon