A Season in Hakkari
by Erden Kiral
Focus on turkish cinema
Director: Erden Kiral
Script: Onat Kutlar
Cinematographer: K. Omanlar
Music: Timur Selcuk
Cast: Genko Erkal, Erkan Yucel, Erif Sezer, Rana Cabbar, E. Demiroz, B. Koper
Data Inc Istanbul, Kentil Film, Mlinich
35 mm, Color, 111 mn
OV Turkish with French Subtitles
Silver Bear Berlin Film Festival 1983
A disciplinary transfer leads a teacher into a remote village somewhere in the mountains. There are neither conventional roads nor electricity. Although the teacher will only stay for the winter, he puts a lot of effort into educating the local children while he can.
The movie opens and closes with the arrival and the departure of the teacher. Did he suseed into building a bridge between times past and the world where all other inhabitants live?