Atilla

Alkan Çöklü Short film - 2020 - 13 min.
All ages

Now that Kemal becomes a father himself, he wants to improve the arduous relationship with his Turkish father. But it turns out the old patterns between father and son are not that easy to break out of.

All his life, Turkish Kemal, who grew up in Amsterdam, has had a laborious relationship with his father. Becoming a father himself now, he decides to share his feelings for the first time. He and his dad meet at a Turkish restaurant in Amsterdam. But the conversation does not go as Kemal had hoped: His father’s old patterns are in the way. The film is interlarded with flashbacks to Kemal’s childhood.

Tickets

New Faces

On location Pathé Rembrandt 2 Sat 26 Sep 13:30 - 14:51

13:30

Cliffhanger

NFF Debuutcompetitie

Within minutes, we go from the Wild West via a vampire castle and a jungle with dinos to another planet: an adventure across the wondrous world of cinema.

Duration: 2min
Director(s): Diederick Geers, Jasper Loos, Jelle Janssen
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13:32

Atilla

NFF Debuutcompetitie

Now that Kemal becomes a father himself, he wants to improve the arduous relationship with his Turkish father. But it turns out the old patterns between father and son are not that easy to break out of.

Duration: 13min
Director(s): Alkan Çöklü
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13:45

Tourist Trap

NFF Debuutcompetitie

What a find: a paradise island with unspoiled nature and beautiful tropical birds. But the pleasure is short-lived, when in a wink the island becomes very popular.

Duration: 2min
Director(s): Vera van Wolferen
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13:47

HONDS

Gouden Kalf Competitie

Every day, dog owners take their beloved problem pet to the dog whisperer. This tragicomic documentary shows that it is the owners that need drilling.

Duration: 26min
Director(s): Josefien van Kooten
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14:13

Heat

What was already a scorching day gets even hotter when a shy girl steps into an ice cream parlour. Online phenomenon Famke Louise makes her acting debut in ultrashort romantic horror with a disco dip.

Duration: 3min
Director(s): Thessa Meijer
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14:16

تنها مرگ دروغ نمی گوید

Farid faces a tough choice: Either tell his grandfather he is terminally ill, or protect him from this harsh fact.

Duration: 15min
Director(s): Sam Yazdanpanna
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14:51

Atilla

Online available from 30 September 00:00 until 1 October 23:59

(ENG subs) Atilla

Online available from 30 September 00:00 until 1 October 23:59

Watch this film online during the Netherlands Film Festival!

Credits

Director(s) Alkan Çöklü
Script Alkan Çöklü
Willem Gerittsen
Sinan Eroglu
Producer(s) Alkan Çöklü
Indra Baars
Executive Producer
Indra Baars
Director of Photography
Production Design
Saskia Pamboer
Editing
Costume Design
Stephanie van Heeringen
Sound Design
Barry van Knaap
Sjoerd Kats
Sound Editor
Mark van Mameren
Sound on Set
Music
Cengiz Arslanpay
Matties Grooten
Cast
Ilker Delikaya
Sih Ali Yalciner
Gonca Karasu
Mert Öviç
Tuncay Sener
Still Photography
Amber Copray
Production Country
Netherlands