Southwest - vimeo staff pick

 
 

A short film about a Dutch woman who secretly helps refugees in the southwest of Turkey, until she is confronted with the son she abandoned years before.

Precursor to the feature film FOREIGNERS, currently in development, in production 2017-18.

starring Carine Crutzen, Matthijs van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Hazal Selçuk, Reha Soysal, Aali Erguvanli, and Irmak Okcebe

written and directed by Jordi Wijnalda (jordiwijnalda.com)
produced by Brian Love
co-produced by Ali Betil, Esra Saydam, John Wakayama Carey
cinematography by John Wakayama Carey (wakayamafilms.com)
editing by Nadine Mueller
sound by Garip Özdem (set), John Moros (design/mixing)
music by Wander Theunis

*OFFICIAL SELECTION // NEW DIRECTORS/NEW FILMS, 2013*
*SEMIFINALIST // 40TH STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS, 2013*
*JURY HONORS, BEST PRODUCER & BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY // COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL, 2013*
*GUEST OF HONOR // INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL LEUVEN (BELGIUM), 2014*
*OFFICIAL COMPETITION, WINNER BEST ACTRESS, NOMINEE BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY // SHORTCUTZ AWARDS, AMSTERDAM (NETHERLANDS), 2014-15*
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