Private Project

Once there was a City

Logline: The story revolves around 4 heroes who find their way out of an abandoned city.
Synopsis: After a wave of explosion, Joseph and his wife Soraja begin to look for their daughter. They enter their house, which is completely damaged after the explosion. They find their daughter passed out on the floor. They help her to wake up again and leave the house together. Outside the family finds a missing son at the entrance of a tunnel. He shows them the light at the end of the tunnel and they all walk into the light together.

  • Tariel Badalov
    Director
  • Tey Badalov
    Director
  • Tariel Badalov
    Writer
  • Tey Badalov
    Writer
  • Tey Badalov
    Producer
  • Patrick Sass
    Key Cast
    “Joseph”
  • Julia Seibt
    Key Cast
    “Jennifer”
  • Julia Koon
    Key Cast
    “Soraja”
  • Florian Janik
    Key Cast
    “Niko”
  • Lilly Caca
    Key Cast
    “Alina”
  • Philina Schielein
    Key Cast
    “Samira”
  • Emilia Hafenrichter
    Key Cast
    “Mandy”
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 30, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    500 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Country of Filming:
    Germany
  • Language:
    No Dialogue
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Best Istanbul Film Festival
    Istanbul
    Turkey
    Best Edit
  • Balkan New Film Festival
    Stockholm
    Sweden
    December 8, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Halicarnassus Film Festival
    Bodrum
    Turkey
    Official Selection
  • KINODuel Film Festival
    Moscow
    Russian Federation
    March 3, 2021
  • Lift-Off Sessions December 2020
    London
    United Kingdom
    December 14, 2020
Director - Tariel Badalov, Tey Badalov