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by Ferzan Ozpetek


Ohran is a Turkish novelist who left his country following a personal tragedy which made him lose his inspiration. Twenty years later, at his publisher’s request, he heads back to Istanbul to help Deniz, a successful international film director, put the finishing touches to his autobiography. But after a few days, Deniz mysteriously disappears. Ohran joins the search to track him down, along with Deniz’s family and friends, whom he has already got to know a little through his work on the book. His investigations lead him to discover a hidden side of the both the missing director and this fabled city. He also rediscovers buried emotions which finally rekindle his appetite for both love and writing.

international title: Istanbul Red
original title: Istanbul Kirmizisi
country: Italy, Turkey
sales agent: Cité Films
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Ferzan Ozpetek
film run: 115'
release date: IT 2/03/2017
screenplay: Ferzan Ozpetek, Gianni Romoli, Valia Santella
cast: Tuba Büyüküstün, Halit Ergenç, Nejat İşler, Mehmet Gunsur, Selim Bayraktar, Zerrin Tekindor, Cemre Ebuzziya, Serif Sezer, Serra Yilmaz, Ipek Bilgin, Reha Özcan, Ergin Bal, Yelin Bilgin, Cigdem Onat, Ayten Gökçer
cinematography by: Gianfilippo Corticelli
film editing: Patrizio Marone
art director: Tugba Karabulut
costumes designer: Funda Buyuktunalioglu
music: Giuliano Taviani, Carmelo Travia
producer: Tilde Corsi
production: R&C Produzioni, RAI Cinema, BKM
distributor: 01 Distribution

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