Bell Pepper

An elderly woman becomes a drug carrier for healing her sick grandchild. The man who will pick up the drug delivery has been arrested, and the packages stay with the woman.

  • Adem İşler
  • Adem İşler
  • Ümit Özmen
  • Nesrin Tümer
    Key Cast
  • Cihat Temel
    Key Cast
    "Sick Man"
  • Burak Çağatay Serinbaş
    Key Cast
    "Drug Dealer Neighbor"
  • Adem İşler
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Dolmalık Biber
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
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  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 14, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Uludag University
Director Biography - Adem İşler

He was born in Van in 1997. He completed his undergraduate studies in Drama Writing and Dramaturgy at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Uludağ University. He has published a novel called “Selase” and short stories in various magazines. He has participated in numerous short film and documentary projects. He worked as a director and editor in the documentary film “Gezek Culture in Bursa”. He received awards from national and international festivals for his first short film titled “Bell Pepper”, which he directed and wrote the screenplay for. He served on the pre-jury of the “Short Film Competition” organized within the scope of the “Gemlik Film Festival”. Currently, he is primarily working on 3D animation.

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Director Statement

People can do anything when they are in difficult situations. The theme of the movie you watched is based on this idea. The movie tells the story of a grandmother who takes risks to heal her grandchild. The story of the movie begins with the impression that it is a daily local market exchange. In the finale, drug packages inside the bell peppers are revealed, and the audience learns that this shopping is not an ordinary local market shopping. On this occasion, the difficult situation of Grandma is presented.