24 April 2009 (Turkey)
| 7/10 |
Cemal Şan's Trilogy
| Nesrin Javadzadeh
Arzu Tan Bayraktutan|
Nesrin Cavadzade, Fırat Tanış, Mustafa Üstündağ, Osman Akça, Aslıhan Erguvan
Zeynep's Eight Days, Ali's Eight Days, My Marlon and Brando, 3 Apples Fell from the Sky, A Heart of Glass
Dilber's Eight Days (Turkish: Dilber'in Sekiz Günü) is a 2008 Turkish drama film, written and directed by Cemal Şan, starring Nesrin Cevadzade as a young village woman who leaves with a stranger after being spurned by her lover. The film, which went on nationwide general release across Turkey on April 24, 2009 (2009-04-24), was shown in competition at the 45th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (October 10–19, 2008) and was nominated at the 3rd Yeşilçam Awards (March 23, 2010). It is the second part of a trilogy of films which includes Zeynep's Eight Days (2007) and Ali's Eight Days (2009).
Dilber's Eight Days Wikipedia
Dilber lives with her family in a very poor eastern village, her only dream is to marry her childhood lover, Ali. But when she finds out that it won't happen because of a reason that she can't get away with, she gets crazy and lock herself up in her family's barn. Then she makes everybody knows that she'll marry the first guy who proposes and won't leave the barn till that happens. One day, a limping man comes to the village. He's alone and has heard that there's a girl in that village who's ready to marry him.
The film was shot on location in Mardin, Turkey.