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by Kıvanç Sezer


Ibrahim and his nephew Yusuf work as construction workers in a luxury house construction site in Istanbul. Ibrahim finds out that he has a severe lung cancer. On the contrary of Ibrahim who is sick and old, Yusuf is a worker who has ambition and enthusiasm for the future. Then a work accident happens in the construction site in which family of the worker is paid compensation illegally by the company and when Ibrahim gets to know, he thinks of his family. As earthquake victims they are entitled to have a house but they still need to pay it for years. However the money isn't there. The idea of suicide and his cancer would lead him to death eventually. Then the question comes about the value of a person’s life. Will it worth to die or not?

international title: My Father's Wings
original title: Babamın Kanatları
country: Turkey
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Kıvanç Sezer
film run: 101'
screenplay: Kıvanç Sezer
cast: Menderes Samancilar, Musab Ekici, Tansel Öngel, Kübra Kip
cinematography by: Joerg Gruber
art director: Rabia Kip
music: Bajar
producer: Soner Alper
production: Nar Film


main awards/selection

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2016 

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