Pandora's Box

Pandora's Box  {Pandoranin Kutusu}
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Pandora's Box
Pandoranin Kutusu
Turkey, 2008, 112 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: France/Germany/Belgium
US Premiere
Topics: Drama, Seniors, Woman Director
Program: World Cinema Now
Language: Turkish English Sub-Titles

When their aged mother goes missing near her Black Sea mountain home, a trio of neurotic Istanbul siblings come together and reopen old wounds. Like many films in this year's Festival, Pandora's Box is concerned with the way capitalism and modernity infringe on traditional life. Winner, Best Film, Best Actress, San Sebastian Film Festival.

DIRECTOR: Yesim Ustaoglu
Producer: Yesim Ustaoglu, Muhammet Çakiral, Serkan Çakarer, Behrooz Hashemian, Setareh Farsi, Natacha Deviller
Editor: Franck Nakache
Screenwriter: Yesim Ustaoglu, Selma Kaygusuz
Cinematographer: Jacques Besse
Music: Jean-Pierre Mas
Principal Cast: Tsilla Chelton, Derya Alabora, Onur Unsal, Övül Avkiran, Osamn Sonant
Filmography: Waiting for the Clouds (2003), Journey to the Sun (1999), The Track (1994)
Print Source: The Match Factory


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