Death of the Poet

  • 18'
  • Turkey
  • 2009
Poet/painter Hasan Helimisi (1907-1976) is revived through recordings and via his daughter, who only knows her father from his poems. Much of his work was lost during his captivity. The language is Turkish/Georgian Laz, which has all but disappeared. Screened before Green Days.

Director
Elif Ergezen
Premiere
European premiere
Country of production
Turkey
Production Year
2009
Festival Edition
IFFR 2010
Length
18'
Medium
Betacam Digi PAL
Original title
Sairisi gura
Language
Russian
Producer
Elif Ergezen
Sales
Elif Ergezen
Screenplay
Elif Ergezen
Editor
Elif Ergezen
Production Design
Elif Ergezen