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Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds
karpuz Kabugundan gemiler yapmak
Turkey, 2004, 101 Minute Running Time
Genre: Drama
Program: Contemporary World Cinema
Language: Turkish English Sub-Titles

Teenager Recep and his friend Mehmet, saddled with daytime jobs, fantasize about becoming film directors. Is this dream, like Recep’s longing for the haughty Nihal, as unrealistic as making boats out of watermelon rinds? Charming, colorful first feature is an ode to the director’s childhood in the late ’60s.

DIRECTOR: Ahmet Uluçay
Producer: Serdar Tahiroglu, Serkan Cakarer
Editor: Senad Presave, Mustafa Preseva
Screenwriter: Ahmet Uluçay
Cinematographer: Ilker Berke
Music: Ender Akay, Alper Tunga Demirel
Principal Cast: Ismail Hakki Taslak, Kadir Kaymaz, Gulayse Erkoç, Aysel Yilmaz
Filmography: Debut Feature Film

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