Private Project

Upside Down

The mixed character of Derya lets her in the middle of conscientious choice.Because of economic and family reasons she can not complain her lover Who produces fake life vest. She feels remorse for refugees but one hand she wants to make better her life Derya puts her hopes in the way of death of refugees Who searches hope in the way of to start new life.

Derya’nın karmaşık yapısı onu ahlaki bir ikilemin ortasında bırakır. Ekonomik ve ailevi nedenlerden ötürü sahte can yeleği üreten erkek arkadaşı Cemil’i ihbar edemez. Mültecilere karşı vicdan azabı duyar ama bir yandan da kendi yaşamını düze çıkarmak ister. Derya, yeni hayat kurma peşinde umut arayan mültecilerin ölüm yolculuğuna, kendi umutlarını koyar.

  • Nursena Simsek
    Director
  • Nursena Simsek
    Writer
  • Nursena Simsek
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 32 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 18, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Turkey
  • Country of Filming:
    Turkey
  • Language:
    Turkish
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    Cinemaskop
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • The Golden Boll Film Festival
    Adana
    Turkey
    September 19, 2016
    Turkey Premiere
  • Franfurt Türk Filmleri Festivali
    Frankfurt
    Germany
    November 5, 2016
  • Marmaris Fİlm Festivali
    Mugla
    Turkey
    October 11, 2016
Director Biography - Nursena Simsek

She was born in 1994, 23th of April in Inegol. Her primary and secondary education were in Inegol. During one year she worked as reporter in one of the local television channels. In 2012 she admitted to the Akdeniz University, Radio, Television and Cinema Department of Communication Faculty. At same year she joined AIFA ( Akdeniz Communication Cinema Workshop ). In 2013-2014 she worked as a reporter in Hurriyet Akdeniz newspaper in Antalya. She worked in a lot short films during her education.

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