The Horse and the Nightingale
About the Film
About the Director
A teenage boy journeys with his grandmother to Turkey and despite the apparent distance between the two, they manage to share moments of wonder.
Nazlı Elif Durlu (Ankara, 1979) graduated in Film and Television Studies University of Utrecht in 2004. She wrote and directed two short films: Trust Me (2009), * best short film award at Ifsak, Istanbul and Nuernberg Film Festival, in Germany. Later (2012) * best short film award in Izmir Short Film Festival, Turkey. Her new project she co- wrote with Hany Abu Assad (director of Oscar nominated feature Paradise Now and Golden Palm Awarded Omar) the screenplay about the lifestory of the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Shooting of the film is scheduled in 2013.
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