ALBÜM

Mehmet Can Mertoğlu

Turkey, France, Rumania 104 min min Fiction

Synopsis

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 from a new voice in Turkish cinema. *Catalan première

Director

Mehmet Can Mertoğlu

Born in Akhisar, Turkey, in 1988, Mehmet Can Mertoğlu studied Turkish Literature at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. His short film The Slope screened in various film festivals including Rotterdam, Edinburgh, Montréal Nouveau Cinema and Angers. Albüm is his debut feature.

Filmography: Albüm (2016), Fer (curt, 2011), Yokuş (curt, 2008)

Mehmet Can Mertoğlu

Film information

Director: Mehmet Can Mertoğlu
Script: Mehmet Can Mertoğlu
Contact: The Match Factory
With: Şebnem Bozoklu, Murat Kılıç, Rıza Akın, Mihriban Er, Ali Meriç, Müfit Kayacan
Country: Turkey, France, Rumania
Year: 2016
Format: DCP
Length: 104 min min
Language: Turkish
Subtitles: Spanish English
Edition: 2017