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A bookseller can’t sell any books he decides to find new ways to sell them, after couple failed attempts he comes up with a brilliant idea

  • Nazlı Benan Ozkaya
  • Nazlı Benan Özkaya
  • Ömer Oduncu
    Key Cast
  • Ümit Bahadır Tunç
    Key Cast
    "First Salesman"
  • Burak Çevik
    Key Cast
    "Second Salesman"
  • Tuğba Ülgen
    Key Cast
    "First Woman"
  • Pelin Sagun
    Key Cast
    "Second Woman"
  • Meltem Müge Tunç
    Key Cast
    "First Customer"
  • Suat Tozkoparan
    Key Cast
    "Second Customer"
  • Kuzey Tozkoparan
    Key Cast
    "The Kid"
  • Begüm Akova
    Key Cast
    "Bügüm Su Kakova"
  • Safa Köksal
    Key Cast
  • Eray Ak
    Key Cast
    "Man with Glasses"
  • Hasan Morkoc
    Key Cast
    "Simit Guy"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 24, 2019
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Director Biography - Nazlı Benan Ozkaya

Nazlı Benan Özkaya was born in Denizli, Turkey in 1986. She had her first encounter with the stage through her elementary school play.

Nazlı Benan was admitted to the Department of Theatre at Ankara University, Faculty of Humanities in 2005. She experienced physical theatre for the first time with the play “Kaygı” (Anxiety) at Domus Sanat Çiftliği, Ankara. She worked in various plays as an actress and assistant director at the State Theatres in Ankara and attended domestic and international tours with these projects.

She moved to New York in 2011. She studied with Eric Morris, Anthony Vincent Bova, Anna Ivara, Sam Groom and Michael Blake. She worked as an actress in TARTE (Turkish American Repertory Theatre) in the projects called in “The Introduction”, an off-off-Broadway piece, and worked in “Bellini and the Sultan” for supporting and lead roles.  

Nazlı Benan moved to İstanbul in 2013. She acted in alternative theatres, worked as an acting coach and also acted in various short movies.

At 2017 she worked for 'Toy İstanbul' as 'Marie' in the play 'Blu' which has directed by Meltem Cumbul.

At 2018 started working for State Theatre of Turkey in Istanbul as the lead actress in the play ‘Keloglan Kelesoglan’ directed by Ulviye Karaca

She also continues her MA at Bahcesehir University, Film, and Television department.

Payda (2019) is her first short movie ever as a director.

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