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Our Grand Despair

[ Bizim Büyük Çaresizliğimiz ]

Director:Seyfi Teoman

Drama Romance

Asian Premiere

10/24 17:10- 10/26 17:10-

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101min Turkish Color | 2011 Turkey=Germany=The Netherlands | 

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The peaceful cohabitation of two 30-something bachelors is disrupted when they both fall in love with a charming young woman who moves in with them.


The peaceful cohabitation of bachelors Ender and Çetin is disrupted when they allow a friend's sister to move in with them. The 30-something longtime friends are overwhelmed by the presence of the uncommunicative Nihal, a female university student struggling with the trauma of recently losing her parents in a car accident. But simple daily rituals like sharing meals eventually bring the three roommates together for more pleasant moments. Ender and Çetin seesaw between feeling like protective fathers to acting like nervous school boys, wondering if they should confess their true feelings to Nihal...

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10/24 17:10 - 19:21 (101min.)


Guest (tentative): Seyfi Teoman(Director/Screenplay)

Advance Tickets ¥1300(Tax included) |Tickets at the Door ¥1300(Tax included)

Special student admission tickets at the door: ¥500(Tax included)



10/26 17:10 - 18:51 (101min.)

Advance Tickets ¥1300(Tax included) |Tickets at the Door ¥1300(Tax included)

Special student admission tickets at the door: ¥500(Tax included)


* Please note that the screening schedule, Q&A and Greeting from the Stage are subject to change. The stage appearances of guests and scheduled closing time of the show may change according to circumstances.

* Advance Tickets can be purchased by telephone/internet and from convenience stores (Seven-Eleven, CircleKSunkus, Lawson) and playguide on First-come basis.

* Please be forewarned that the number of Tickets at the Door is limited. Tickets at the Door can be only purchased two tickets per person. You are kindly requested not to form a queue before the theater in the late-evening.

Seyfi Teoman

Teoman was born in Kayseri, Turkey in 1977. After studying economics at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, he lived in Lodz, Poland for two years, studying film directing at the National Film School. Teoman is currently preparing his new film Saints.

Director/Screenplay : Seyfi Teoman
Screenplay : Baris Bicakci
Producer : Nadir Operli
Producer : Yamac Okur
Cinematographer : Birgit Gudjonsdottir
Production Designer : Nadide Argun
Sound Editor/Line Producer : Tolga Afsin Kaya
Executive Producer : Aytunc Demirkaya

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Fatih Al
Güneş Sayin
Baki Davrak
Taner Birsel
Mehmet Ali Nuroglu
Beril Boz

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