LOBSTER POT

(1994)

Director, screenplay       

:

Yavuz Özkan

Cast                                 

:

Sadri Alışık, Macide Tanır Mehmet Aslantuğ

Derya Alabora, Ege Aydan Oktay Kaynarca

Şahika Tekand, Sedef Ecer

 

Cinematography             

:

Ertunç Şenkay

Editing                             

:

Sedat Karadeniz

Producers                        

:

Yavuz Özkan, Fatih Aksoy Kadir Yılmaz

 

 

 

Synopsis

At the weekend, the family reunites at the lakeside country house of the old parents. Two sons and two daughters bring their wives and children and girl friends and ex-husbands along with them. And along with them come all the troubles and tensions of their lives. A hidden violence poisons the seemingly peaceful and caring relations of the family members. The micro cosmos of the family shakes as all the forgotten conflicts, long suppressed hatred and fury surface one by one. When they make an effort to treat each other right and maintain a balance, it is like walking on a tightrope. A wrong move, a wrong word can sparkle the atmosphere, but then, almost as easily, comes the temporary calm; love and understanding, pity and repentance bring them close to each other, until...

 AWARDS

31st ANTALYA GOLDEN ORANGE FILM FESTIVAL (1994)

Best Film

Best Director

Best Actor (Sadri Alışık)

Best Actor (Mehmet Aslantuğ)

Best Supporting Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Editing

Best Laboratory

 7th INTERNATIONAL ANKARA FILM FESTIVAL  (1995)

Best Supporting Actress

Best Editing

 9th ADANA GOLDEN COCOON FILM FESTIVAL (1995)

Best 3rd Film

 14th INTERNATIONAL İSTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL (1995)

Special Prize of Jury

 SOCIETY of FILM CRITICS AWARDS

Best 2nd Film

Best Cinematography

 MINISTRY of CULTURE CINEMA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (1994)

GOLDEN LENS, AWARD of SOCIETY of MAGAZINE JOURNALISTS

Best Director

 45th INTERNATIONAL BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL (1995)

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