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Director
Erden Kiral

Filmography
1978 Kanal/The Canal
1980 Bereketli topraklar üzerinde/On Fertile Lands
1983 Hakkâri ‘de Bir Mevsim/A Season in Hakkari
1984 Ayna/The Mirror
1987 Dilan
1988 Av Zamanı/Time To Hunt
1993 Mavi Sürgün/The Blue Exile
1996 Ay Hikayeleri/Moon Stories (short)
1998 Avcı/The Hunter
2000 Baba (TV)
2001-2 Baba Evi (TV series)
2002 Canım Kocam (TV series)
Babam ve Biz (TV series)
2005 Yolda/On the Way
2008 Vicdan/Conscience
2010 Haliç/Golden Horn (doc)

Biography
Born in 1942, Erden Kıral studied Ceramics at the Istanbul Academy of Arts. He published the film periodicals Gerçek Sinema and Çağdaş Sinema, was editor of Güney magazine, and has written about film for the Vatan newspaper and 7 Sanatmagazine. During his career, as well as five short films, he has made eleven features and three television series. He has been a member of Berlin’s Akademie der Künste since 1984.

Erden Kiral Tribute

On the Fertile Lands / Erden Kiral

Τhe story of three friends who move from their village to Çukurova, with hopes of finding well-paying jobs. Together they work in factories, construction sites and fields, under very difficult conditions. However, life has different paths set out for each of them, none of which is fortunate.Τhe filmhighlights the social inequality and class conflict within Turkish society.


Director:Erden Kiral
Script:Tuncel Kurtiz, Mahmud Tali Öngören, Erden Kiral,based on the novel by Orhan Kemal
Cinematography:Salih Dikişçi
Editing:Mehmet Keser
Music:Yavuz Top, Sarper Özhan
With:Yaman Okay (Ali), Erkan Yücel (Yusuf), Nur Sürer (Fatma), Tuncel Kurtiz (Zeynel)
World Sales:Deniz Film Production, Turkey T. +90 535 935 2188 erdenkiral@yahoo.com
Producer:Erden Kiral
Production:Irmak Film T. +90 212 244 6590 erdenkiral@yahoo.com
Production Country:Turkey
Format:35mm Color
Duration:126'
Production Year:1980
Best Director Award (Yaman Okay),Best Supporting Actor Award (Yaman Okay) - Antalya Golden Orange FF 1980, Grand Jury Prize for Best Screenplay - Strasbourg IFF 1980,Special Jury Prize, CIAE Awards - Nantes IFF 1980
Screening Schedule
STAVROS TORNES:Friday, November 04, 2011 - 23:00 | ID:067
STAVROS TORNES:Monday, November 07, 2011 - 13:00 | ID:362
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