Edition 23: 2–10 August, 2024

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The Criminals

Les Criminels

France, Romania, Turkey
2021 — 24' / Color

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Synopsis

In a small town in Anatolia, in the middle of the night, a young couple EMRE and NAZLI, are looking for a room to make love. They are rejected from the hotels where they show up because they do not have a marriage certificate. While they think they have found a trick, the situation gets out o hand.

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Director Biography

Serhat Karaaslan has directed one feature film and several shorts. His short films were screened and awarded in major festivals like Toronto International Film Festival and Locarno Film Festival. His debut film Passed by Censor (Cannes Cinéfondation Residence), premiered at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 2019 where it received the Critics’Award, and was shown at festivals around the world winning several awards along the way. His latest work is The Criminals.

Director

Serhat Karaaslan

Producer

Laure Dahout

Cinematographer

Tudor Mircea

Editor

Nathan Delannoy

Sound

Charli Masson

Marius Leftãrache

Samy Bardet

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