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Album de famille

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Fiction
Enfances à cœur

Sessions

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 | 20:30 La Maison du Cinéma

                                    Poster of Album de famille

Sarejevo, Best Film
Jarusalem Fipresci Prize
France 4 Visionary Award – Cannes 2017

Turkish couple Bahar and Selma are eager to adopt a baby, but they want to keep it a secret in order to give the world the impression that their child is of natural birth. So they create a few fake photo albums, small bits of evidence to back up false memories. Things go awry when this relatively innocuous act leads to unanticipated results, with the couple getting tripped up in the bureaucratic dance of adoption. The debut feature from Mehmet Can Mertoglu, ALBÜM is surreal and wonderfully absurd, while also firmly rooted in the trappings of contemporary life. As it skewers how young urban professionals are supposed to look and act and even what they are supposed to want, it raises the question of what happens to these individuals when this pursuit backfires. (AFI Fest)

Director

Mehmet Can Mertoglu

Screenplay

Mehmet Can Mertoglu

Country

Turkey, France and Romania

Year

2016

Duration

1h45

Category

Fiction

Language

Turkish, subtitled in French

Cast

Sebnem Bozoklu, Murat Kiliç and Muttalip Mujdeci

Distribution

Acéphale
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