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Summer Book

Original title: Tatil Kitabi
Turkey, 2008

Director: Teoman, Seyfi
Production company: Bulut Film Production
Age recommendation: 10 years and up

Synopsis:
Mustafa is a hard-working and ambitious agricultural merchant who is cold and austere towards his family. One day he has a brain hemorrhage on a business trip and goes into a coma after
the operation. Güler, who has been suspecting that her husband is having an affair, is now convinced of it. Veysel, their teenage son, wants to leave the military academy and start a civilian life of his own. Ali, their 10 year old son, has to cope both with his bully classmates and the chewing gums he has to sell. Hasan, Mustafa’s brother, chose to live a life in solitude after divorcing his wife and has always been an outsider to the family. But now he finds himself
involved in his brother’s family after his brother goes into a coma. Hasan has to solve the mystery about his brother’s mistress and the money lost during his trip.

Festivals:
Istanbul IFF 2008 (awarded), Olympia Pyrgos 2008

World sales address/es:
Bulut (TR)
Wide Management (F)