Albüm, dir. Mehmet Can Mertoğlu, Narrative, 104 min, 2016 

An earnest provincial couple goes to great lengths to create a photo album of a fake pregnancy as eventual proof of a biological tie to their adopted baby... A satirical first feature.

Produced by Yoel Meranda & Eytan İpeker
World Sales: The Match Factory • French Distribution: Le Pacte

Co-produced by ARTE France Cinéma, Cedomir Kolar, Marc Baschet, Danis Tanović (France), Oana Iancu, Călin Peter Netzer (Romania)

Supported by Eurimages, Romanian Film Center, Turkish Ministry of Culture, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg

If you have access to ARTE Boutique, you can rent or buy "Albüm" with French subtitles here.

Reviews:  Variety •  Cineuropa • Slant Magazine • Les Inrocks (French) • Habertürk (Turkish) • T24 (Turkish)

Awards:

69th Cannes Film Festival Semaine de la Critique - Prix Révélation France4

22nd Sarajevo Film Festival - Heart of Sarajevo for Best Feature Film, Cineuropa Award, CICAE Award

33rd Jerusalem Film Festival - Best International First Feature

13th Sevilla (New Waves Section) - Special Award

7th Piran - Best First Feature

22nd Belgrade Auteur Film Festival - Special Jury Prize

Screenings:

New Directors / New Films • Vancouver Film Festival • Stockholm Film Festival • AFI Film Festival • Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival • Festival des 3 Continents • Melbourne Film Festival • Thessaloniki International Film Festival • Let's CEE • Warsaw Film Festival • Bergen Film Festival • Les Films de Cannes a Bucarest • Festival del Cinema Europeo • Tbilisi International Film Festival • Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia • Zinebi • Bogota International Film Festival • Festival de Cine de Lima • Festival Ciné32 Indépendance (s) et Création

2010 - present
2010 - present

CAST & CREW 

written and directed by Mehmet Can Mertoğlu
produced by Yoel Meranda, Eytan İpeker
co-producers: Cedomir Kolar, Marc Baschet, Danis Tanovic, Oana Iancu, Calin Peter Netzer

cast: Şebnem Bozoklu, Murat Kılıç, Muttalip Müjdeci, Müfit Kayacan
director of photography: Marius Panduru
sound engineer and final mix: Bruno Tarrière
art directors: Meral Efe, Yunus Emre Yurtseven
costume design: Seda Yılmaz
editors: Ayhan Ergürsel, Mehmet Can Mertoğlu
make-up: by Ebru Emine Süren
sound design: Serdar Öngören

TECHNICAL DATA

Format: DCP / 1.85:1 / Color / 5.1
Length: 104 min.
Original Language: Turkish