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Yesim Ustaoglu
Yeşim Ustaoğlu (name in native language)
 
Director
Producer, Scriptwriter
 
Country: Turkey
Born: 18 November 1960
 

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After making several award - winning shorts in Turkey, Yeşim Ustaoğlu made her feature film debut with 1994's The Trace (iZ). The film was presented at numerous international festivals, including Moscow and Gotenburg. 

Yeşim Ustaoğlu received international recognition for her 1999 film, Journey to the Sun. In competition at the Berlin Film Festival, Journey to the Sun received the Blue Angel Award (Best European Film) and the Peace Prize. The moving story of a courageouas friendship undaunted by political cruelty, Journey to the Sun  swept the İstanbul Film Festival by winning Best Film, Best Director, the FIBRESCI Prize and the Audience Award. 

Her third film, Waiting for the Clouds, the story of a woman forced to live for 50 years with the haunting secrets of a hidden identity, was awarded NHK Sundance - International Film-maker's award. Film traveled many festival and established a strong reputation for the director. Ustaoğlu's fourth film, Pandora's Box tells the story of an old woman who suffers from Alzheimer disease. The film won The Best Film and The Best Actress award in San Sebastian Film Festival. Having participated many international festivals and winning many awards, the film also theatrically released in many countries.
Araf-Somewhere in Between is her fifth film.
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Clair Obscur (2016)
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Somewhere in Between (2012)
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Pandora`s Box (2008)
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Waiting For The Clouds (2003)
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Journey To The Sun (1999)
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The Trace (1994)
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» Balkan Films at the 33rd Istanbul Film Festival
» European Film Academy Awards (EFA) 2013
» 24th Ljubljana International Film Festival, 6-17 November 2013
» 24th Ljubljana IFF, Program
» 20th European Film Festival Palić 2013
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