BLACK DOGS BARKING (Turkish : Kara Köpekler Havlarken) is a 2009
Turkish drama film , written, produced and directed by Mehmet Bahadır
Er with co-director Maryna Gorbach , starring Cemal Toktaş as a naive
young parking attendant who gets mixed up with the mob in pursuit of
his dream of running his own car park. The film, which went on
nationwide general release across
* 1 Production * 2 Plot
* 3 Release
* 3.1 Premiere * 3.2 Festival screenings
* 4 Reception
* 4.1 Reviews * 4.2 Accolades
* 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links
Selim’s family has migrated from Anatolia to İstanbul. A naive young man without any special training or expertise, he likes to feed pigeons on the rooftop of the building he lives in. Selim’s best friend, Çaça Celal, is a local tough guy. Selim and Çaça work for a man they refer to as Usta, running car parks in the ritzy neighborhood on the other side of the road. Their greatest dream is to have a car park of their own. In a club that Selim frequents, he meets Mehmet, who makes an offer that will change their lives forever
The film premiered on January 25, 2009 at the International Film Festival Rotterdam .
After postponing its much anticipated release for months, the film
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Emrah Güler, writing in
Turkish Daily News , states that the film
"delves into a recurring theme in Turkish cinema for the last couple
of years, the existential angst faced by second-generation men whose
families have migrated to
* 46th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (October 10–17, 2009) - Best Supporting Actor: Volga Sorgu (Won)
* 21st Ankara International Film Festival (March 11–21, 2010)
* Best Supporting Actor: Volga Sorgu (Won) * Cinema Writers Association Best Film Award (Won)
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* ^ "Filming locations for Kara köpekler havlarken". IMDB.
* ^ A B "Ugly thugs, tearjerkers top Turkish box office in 2009".
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* ^ "Black Dogs Barking". SIFF. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
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