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Films/Waiting for the Clouds

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Harvard Exit
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Waiting for the Clouds
Bulutlari Beklerken
Turkey, 2004, 88 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: France, Germany, Greece
US Premiere
Genres: Drama, Political
Programs: Contemporary World Cinema, Women in Cinema

Ayse has effectively concealed her ethnicity and true identity for half a century, starting just after Turkish war of independence. When her sister dies in 1975, a Greek-speaking stranger unlocks memories of her family’s forced deportation, and she embarks on a journey to find her long-lost brother.

DIRECTOR: Yesim Ustaoglu
Producer: Behrooz Hashemian, Yeim Ustaoglu, Setareh Farsi
Editor: Timo Linasolle, Nicolas Gaster
Screenwriter: Yesim Ustaoglu, Petros Markaris, based on the story Tamama by George Andredis
Cinematographer: Jacek Petrycki
Music: Michael Galasso
Principal Cast: Rüçhan Çakiskur, Richvan Yagct, Ismail Baysan, Dimitris Kamberidis, Suna Selen

Consulate General of Turkey

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