To Better Days (Hasan Tolga Pulatm 2012): ICA Cinema 6.30pm
This film is screening as part of the London Turkish Film Festival,
which opens on February 21. You can find details of the full season,
which runs until March 3, here.
Here is the ICA introduction:
Eighteen year-old Cumali kills his sister in accordance with
traditional honour codes, Ali loses his professional boxing license
because of his involvement in illegal street fights, Figen works in a
sweatshop in an Istanbul slum, İzzet works at the immigration office as
a senior superintendent, and Anna has come to Turkey with dreams of
finding a job and peace of mind but is now a sex worker.
Tolga Pulat's powerful Antalya Festival multi-award winner chronicles a
single day in Istanbul during which these five characters cross paths
and affect each other’s lives in some way.
Here is the trailer.