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BLUE BICYCLE

by Ümit Köreken

synopsis

12-year-old Ali lives an austere life in the Anatolian countryside. He’s saving up his hard-earned money for his big dream: a brand-new, blue bicycle. When Elif, the girl he is secretly in love with, becomes the victim of a great injustice at school, Ali takes up the passionate fight for democracy and against a system stuck in its ways.

international title: Blue Bicycle
original title: Mavi Bisiklet
country: Turkey, Germany
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Ümit Köreken
film run: 94'
screenplay: Ümit Köreken, Nursen Cetin Köreken
cast: Selim Kaya, Eray Kilicarslan, Katya Shenkova, Fatih Koca, Bahriye Arin, Mustafa Kücükibis, Burak Vurdumduymaz, Beren Yigit
cinematography by: Niklas Lindschau
film editing: Ali Aga
art director: Mehmet Erenkaya
costumes designer: Selin Fidanci
music: Cafer Ozan Türkyilmaz
producer: Ümit Köreken, Nursen Cetin Köreken
co-producer: Oliver Thau, Ufuk Genc, Dorota Budna
production: Papermoon Films Gmbh, Drama Film Prodüksiyon [TR]

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