Toprak

A Film by Sevgi Hirschhäuser

Synopsis

TOPRAK – SOIL
Since the death of his parents, the teenage Burak lives with his uncle Cemil and grandmother in a remote Turkish village town. ​ They try to make a living by selling pomegranates but while the religious Cemil is satisfied to live his life in poverty, Burak struggles to leave for the city and going to university. ​ When the grandmother gets sick, both have to make tough decisions that will change their lives.

Director

  • Picture of Sevgi Hirschhäuser © Chris Hirschhäuser

    Sevgi Hirschhäuser

    Sevgi Hirschhäuser is a director, writer and editor based in Munich, Germany. She is experienced to film making by working long turn in film sets, different departments. She started to work as an editor, then started to write stories. Finally, she filmed her first feature film "TOPRAK" (drama - 105 mins.) in Antalya, Turkey. She works in pre & post film production and is developing currently several short & feature film scripts for next projects.

Awards + Festivals

  • 29th ARIZONA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tucson, AZ, USA)April 15, 2020
  • 12th PRIFEST - PRISHTINA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Prishtina, Kosovo)July 14, 2020
  • 17th VAIL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Edwards, CO, USA)August 1, 2020

Trailer

Crew

Director
Sevgi Hirschhäuser
Screenplay
Sevgi Hirschhäuser
Producer
Chris & Sevgi Hirschhäuser
Director of Photography
Chris Hirschhäuser
Costume Design
Gülsüm Akkaya
Sound
Yusuf Sarikaya
Editor
Sevgi Hirschhäuser
Sound Design
Tim Höfer
Music
Shaul Bustan

Cast

Cemil
Numan Çakir
Burak
Burak Aydin
Su
Emine Anil
Mother
Serpil Arik
Mehdi
Sidar Baran

Details

Running Time
105:49 min
Shooting Format
2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2.4
Sound
5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCERS

Sevgi Hirschhäuser

+49 160 93363712
sevgi.hirschhaeuser@gmail.com
https://www.sevgi-hirschhaeuser.com/
https://www.facebook.com/sevgi.hirschhaeuser


Chris Hirschhäuser

+49 163 250 3723
mail@chris-hirschhaeuser.com
https://www.chris-hirschhaeuser.com/
https://www.facebook.com/chris.hirschhaeuser