Ömer Kavur

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Ömer Kavur (18 June 1944 – 12 May 2005) was a Turkish film director, producer and screenwriter. He directed fourteen films between 1974 and 2003. His film «Gece Yolculugu» was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival. Nine years later, his film «Akrebin Yolculugu» was screened in the same section at the 1997 Festival. He died on 12 May 2005, of lymphoma at his home in Teşvikiye, Istanbul, and was buried at the Zincirlikuyu Cemetery.


1974 Yatik Emine
1979 Yusuf ile Kenan (Yusuf und Kenan)
1981 Ah güzel Istanbul (Ach schönes Istanbul)
1982 Kirik bi ask hikayesi (Eine traurige Liebesgeschichte)
1983 Göl (Der See)
1984 Körebe (Blinde Kuh)
1985 Amansis yol (Erbarmungsloser Weg)
1986 Anayurt oteli (Hotel Heimat)
1987 Gece yolculugu (Das verborgene Gesicht)
1991 Gizli Yüz (Das verborgene Gesicht)
1996 Aşk üzerine söylenmemis hersey
1997 Akrebin Yolculugu (Zeitturm)
2000 Melekler Evi (2000)
2003 Karsılasma

Gizli yüz (Flyer)

Gizli yüz (1991)

The woman is searching a face, but she doesn't say whose face it is or why she is after that face. She finds what she is looking for in the face of a local watchmaker and asks the photographer to find him. But the photographer looses track of both the watchmaker and the woman. He keeps searching and embarks on a strange, mysterious journey. During this trip in which dreams and reality are strangely mixed and all questions about life are abstractly asked, a bizarre game begins. More