SÜT ve ÇİKOLATA / MILK & CHOCOLATE
2008, 20 minutes, Digital, color;
Turkish with English subtitles
Directed by Senem Tüzen
Screenplay by Senem Tüzen
Cinematography by Senem Tüzen
Edited by Senem Tüzen
Featuring Aysel Gedik, Mihriman Özdemir, Emine Aksoy, Fatma Doygun, Fatma Sabanlı, Ahmet Açıkel, Savaş Uyanıker, Betül Baysal, Deniz Atalay, Habibe Doygun
In her dream her father is stroking her hair. She awakes to a hard day. Her mother's milk has dried up and her young brother is sick. She needs to go get some milk.This is the story of Emine, set somewhere between a village and a town, herself between childhood and womanhood.
2008 Ifsak Film Festival, Best Short Fiction Film.
2008 Izmit Short Film Festival Special Jury Award 2008 (Turkey)
2008 41. Siyad Turkish Cinema Awards Best Short Film Nominee, Akbank Short Film Festival (Turkey)
2008 Golden Apricot Film Festival.
2008 Munich Film Festival (Germany)
2009 Paris Cinema International Film Festival (France)
2009 Middle East International Film Festival
2009 International Filmmor Women’s Film Festival (Turkey)
2009 Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival.
2009 Cyprus International Short Film Festival
2009 Ankara International Short Film Festival (Turkey)
2009 International Labor Film, Film Festival
Born in Ankara in 1980, Senem Tüzen graduated from Cinema and Television at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts Academy, Istanbul/Turkey. She directs and writes her own films, many of them critically acclaimed.
2004 Ali'nin Düşü/Ali's Dream
2005 Fareler / Rats
2007 Unus Mundus
2008 Süt ve Çikolata / Milk & Chocolate