COLD OF KALANDAR

KALANDAR SOĞUĞU

By Mustafa KARA

KARAFILM - as PROD

Second film - Completed 2015

“Cold of Kalandar” pictures within a unique pastoral atmosphere the realist, passionate and emotional story of Mehmet and his family living far from modern life, in a mountain village.

Festivals
& Awards

International Tokyo Film Festival 2015
Best Director, Wowow TV Best Film
International Antalya Film Festival 2015
Special Jury Prize, Best Actor, Best Actrist, Best Music
Premier Plans D`angers 2016
Special Jury Prize
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Second film, Family, Drama
    • Countries
    • TURKEY, HUNGARY
    • Languages
    • TURKISH
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 138 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mustafa KARA
    • Writer(s)
    • Mustafa KARA, Bilal SERT
    • Producer(s)
    • Nermin AYTEKIN (Karafilm)
    • Synopsis
    • Mehmet is a man who lives with his two children,wife,and mother in a mountain village in Black Sea. He earns his bread on breeding a few animals,while looking for a mineral reserve on the mountains with a great passion and hope. However,his endless pursuit is perceived as useless by his mother and wife. Destroyed in search of a mineral reserve, his hope is renewed with the news of a competition. Mehmet will attend the bull fight that will be held in Artvin,so he dedicates his time to training the bull in the stable till the day of competition. But Mehmet returns from Artvin having completely lost, once again. In the background of this simple story of struggling,lies the naive portrait of a touching life,a delicate depiction of struggle, and the relationship between nature,animal,and human.
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