VAVIEN

By Yağmur TAYLAN, Durul TAYLAN

ANKARA CINEMA ASSOCIATION - as FEST

Drama - Completed 2009

Vavien is a black comedy infused with elements of suspense which highlights inconsistencies and comings and goings as it follows the characters’ dramatic moves.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • TURKEY
    • Languages
    • TURKISH
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Yağmur TAYLAN, Durul TAYLAN
    • Writer(s)
    • Engin GÜNAYDIN
    • Producer(s)
    • Müge KOLAT (İMAJ ENTERTAINMENT)
    • Synopsis
    • Celal lives an unhappy family life in a small town with his wife Sevilay and his son. Celal and his brother Cemal run an electrical shop, but business isn’t good and they’re in debt. The only fun they have is going to night clubs in Samsun. Celal’s love for Sibel Ceylan, who works in the night club, promises to land him in trouble. Celal’s wife Sevilay saves up the money sent by her father, who has been living in Germany for 15 years. But she doesn’t know that Celal knows her secret. Living an unhappy life, Celal thinks that this money will be his salvation and he makes a plan.
      The word ‘vavien’ derives from the French ‘va et vient’, literally ‘coming and going’. It is also an international electrical term, denoting a two-way switch. Vavien is a black comedy infused with elements of suspense which highlights inconsistencies and comings and goings as it follows the characters’ dramatic moves.
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