GenreDrama Music directorAlper Maral CountryTurkey
Melik Saracoglu Release dateDecember 25, 2009 (2009-12-25) WriterHakki Kurtulus, Melik Saracoglu Initial releaseDecember 25, 2009 (Turkey) DirectorsHakki Kurtulus, Melik Saracoglu CastDolunay Soysert, Erol Günaydın, Sinan Tuzcu, Füsun Erbulak, Bahtiyar Engin Similar moviesHakki Kurtulus and Melik Saracoglu directed There and Eye Am, The Road (1982), Remake (2003), Ara (2008), The Herd (1979)
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There (Turkish: Orada) is a 2009 Turkish drama film written, produced and directed by Hakkı Kurtuluş and Melik Saraçoğlu, which follows 24 hours in the life of a troubled family. The film, which went on nationwide general release across Turkey on December 25, 2009 (2009-12-25), has been screened at numerous international film festivals.
When the matriarch of an Istanbul family dies in a home for the elderly, the son and the daughter bury their mother and set off to find their father, a recluse in the family house on one of the Princes' Islands. As the three members of the family come together, it turns into a day of painful confrontations.
The film had its world premiere on October 9, 2009 (2009-10-09) in competition at the 36th Ghent Film Festival.
The film opened in 10 screens across Turkey on December 25, 2009 (2009-12-25) at number twenty-three in the Turkish box office chart with an opening weekend gross of $4,007.