Preparation Of The Last Journey

The occupation of the dead body washer and grave digger is seen as quite difficult or even unusual in the society. Its something that everyone can dare to do. People doing this profession see reactions from some parts of society. These responses, being watched with anxious eyes because of the odd profession, seen as strange by their relatives and not being eager to be in the same environment, which are hard to understand clearly. Are people's those reactions because of fear of death? Or because of those who are the closest to the dead?
Why those people who do these job which has quite important place in Islam are facing such a response in a country with a very large majority of Muslims (Turkey) where about 98 percent of the country is composed of Muslims.
In this documentary, you will find the difficulties of these professions, how they prepared themselves psychologically in this work, their social and business life memories.
Dead body washers washes the funeral according to a particular procedure. Shrouds for burial. Grave diggers receive notice of the place of the grave and excavate the place of the grave. In addition, grave diggers, in some cases (Autopsy, DNA), they remove the funeral from grave while the funeral accompanied by the staff and bury it back.

  • Bayram Küçük
  • Bayram Küçük
  • Bayram Küçük
  • Bayram Küçük
  • Bayram Küçük
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 20, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    380 USD
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  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Full Hd Digital
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Aydın Adnan Menderes University
    United States
    August 10, 2019
    Amerikan Premiere
    Top Talent
Director Biography - Bayram Küçük

Turkish Filmmaker
Bayram is currently a Master of Arts student in Cinema and Television in Aydın Adnan Menderes University. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Radio Television and Cinema in the same university in 2020. In 2016 he completed another degree in Radio-Television in Giresun University. He was born in Erzincan Turkey on 11th October 1995. He completed the primary and secondary schools in Erzincan. He creates Fiction and Documentary movies. His movies appeared in international film festivals.As an independent director he focusses on social issues and minorities. His last movie in 2020 Our Only Home raised the voices of ostracized Afro Turks.

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