BLUE BICYCLE

MAVI BISIKLET

By Ümit KÖREKEN

PAPERMOON FILMS GMBH - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2016

Young Ali saves up all the money he can working at a tyre repair shop to buy a coveted blue bicycle. Meanwhile, at school, his love for his schoolmate Elif leads him to defend her dismissal as school president. A story of childish love, dreams and resistance.

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Berlinale - EFM 2016
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Drama, Children's
    • Countries
    • TURKEY, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • TURKISH
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 94 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ümit KÖREKEN
    • Producer(s)
    • Oliver THAU (PAPERMOON FILMS GMBH), Dorota BUDNA (PAPERMOON FILMS GMBH), Ümit KÖREKEN
    • Synopsis
    • 12-year-old Ali lives an austere life in the Anatolian countryside. He’s saving up his hard-earned money for his big dream: a brand-new, blue bicycle. When Elfi, the girl he is secretly in love with, becomes the victim of a great injustice at school, Ali takes up the passionate fight for democracy and against a system stuck in its ways.
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