Almost Entirely A Slight Disaster | TAIFAS

Directed by Umut Subasi

Starring: Melis Sevinç, Melisa Bostancioglu, Mert Can Sevimli Hristos Sougaris, Maria Apostolakea

Drama - Turkey - 2023 - 1h28min

Spoken in Turkish, English, subtitled in English and Romanian

Four twenty-somethings in contemporary Istanbul: Zeynep is a student who feels distressed from following daily news. Her housemate Ayse tries to flee abroad because she cannot see a future for herself in Turkey. Mehmet is a married engineer who is never satisfied with his above-average life, while unemployed Ali feels stuck living with his parents. Coincidences bring them together in a playful manner. ”Almost Entirely a Slight Disaster” explores the anxieties faced by the new generation with its humorous and intertwined ways.

Festivals and awards: Rotterdam Film Festival, Istanbul Film Festival

Screening followed by a QA with director Umut Subași and producer Cemre Erul

The project is part of the national cultural programme "Timișoara – European Capital of Culture in 2023" and is funded through the European Echoes Timișoara 2023 programme, implemented by the Center for Projects Timișoara, with funds allocated from the state budget, through the budget of the Ministry of Culture.

Organised in partnership with the Municipality of Timișoara through the Project Centre.

Part of

TAIFAS I Balkan Film and Culture Festival

TAIFAS I Balkan Film and Culture Festival