Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 41 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: August 26, 2008
- Originally Released: 2005
- Label: Facets
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital - Turkish
- Subtitles - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Gulayse Erkoc, Ismail Hakki Taslak, Aysel Yilmez & Kadir Kaymaz|
|Directed by||Ahmet Ulucay|
Two boys living in a small Turkish village spend their time selling watermelons, assisting a local barber, and indulging in their dreams of cinema. This debut feature from director Ahmet Ulucay is an evocative look at childhood and also at the love of moviemaking.
Description by Facets Multi-Media:
In his multiple award-winning debut feature, director Ahmet Ulucay portrays the innocence of childhood and the lure of the cinema for two teens in a small Turkish village. By day, one works for a watermelon seller and the other for a barber. But at night, they devote themselves to rebuilding an old film projector and dream of being famous film directors. At turns heartbreaking and heartwarming, Ulucay's autobiographical film manages to convey universal themes of first love, big aspirations, and the magic of the movies. "Ulucay brings an engaging flavor to the material, aided by an acute sense of period and setting, plus tip-top performances by the whole cast" (Derek Elley, Variety). With Ismail Hakki Taslak, Kadir Kaymaz, Gulayse Erkoc, and Aysel Yilmez.
Coming Of Age | Small Town Life | Small Towns | Teenagers
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