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Title Journey to the sun / Istisnai Filmler and Fabrica present [a film] supported by Eurimages, a film by Yeșim Ustaoǧlu ; yapumči, Behrooz Hashemian ; senaryo va yönatim, Yeșim Ustaoǧlu.

Publication Info. Chicago, IL : Facets Video, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Media Room  DVD JOU    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult FOREIGN DVD  DVD FOREIGN-TUR-J    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
System Details DVD, region-free NTSC, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Cast Nazmi Qirix, Newroz Baz, Mizgin Kapazan, Ara Güler, Lucia Marano.
Credits Director of photography, Jacek Petrycki ; editor, Nicolas Gäster ; music, Vlatko Stefanovski ; costume designer, Natali Yeres.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Mehmet is a cheerful young man from Western Turkey, and Berzan is a Kurdish rebel in the underground, who become fast friends while living in Istanbul. Mehmet is unjustly arrested, but the experience makes him aware of his country's political realities. When the situation heats up, and Berzan is involved, Mehmet embarks on a sweeping, spiritual journey across Turkey to his friend's Kurdish homeland.
Note Special features: booklet includes interview.
Awards Istanbul International Film Festival, 1999: Best Turkish Director of the Year (Yesim Ustaoglu); Best Turkish Film of the Year (Yesim Ustaoglu); FIPRESCI Prize National Competition (Yesim Ustaoglu); People's Choice Award National Competition (Yesim Ustaoglu).
Language Kurdish and Turkish dialogue, English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Turks -- Drama.
Kurds -- Turkey -- Drama.
Political participation -- Drama.
Kurds -- Political activity -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Foreign films.
Added Author Ustaoğlu, Yeșim.
Qirix, Nazmi.
Baz, Newroz.
Kapazan, Mizgin.
Güler, Ara.
Marano, Lucia.
Petrycki, Jacek.
Stefanovski, Valtko, 1957-
Facets Video (Firm)
Added Title Günese yolculuk
ISBN 1565804007
Standard No. 736899083922
Music No. DV79747 Facets Video
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