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DAHA

By Onur SAYLAK

NEO MEDIAS - as BUYER REP

Drama - Completed 2017

Together with his father, 14-year-old Gaza helps smuggle refugees to Europe. Gaza dreams of escaping this life of crime, but can’t help being drawn into a dark world of immorality, exploitation and human suffering. Can you avoid becoming a monster when you’ve been raised by one?

Festivals
& Awards

Karlovy Vary IFF 2017
Official Selection - Competition
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • TURKEY
    • Languages
    • TURKISH, ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 115 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Onur SAYLAK
    • Producer(s)
    • Kerem ÇATAY, Ziya Cemre KUTLUAY
    • Synopsis
    • Gaza is a 14-year-old boy who lives on the Aegean coast of Turkey. Together with his domineering father, he helps smuggle refugees to Europe, giving them temporary shelter and scant food until they attempt their crossing. Gaza dreams of escaping this life of crime, but can’t help being drawn into a dark world of immorality, exploitation and human suffering. Can you avoid becoming a monster when you’ve been raised by one?
      Adapted from the award-winning novel of the same name by Hakan Günday, which has been translated into more than 7 languages worldwide, “Daha” is the gripping story of a boy that gets to grow up in a world where there’s no room for innocence.