45th Antalya Golden Orange and 4th International Eurasia Film Festivals (Oct. 10-20, 2008) | Intellect Skip to content
Volume 20, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 1059-440X
  • E-ISSN: 2049-6710



The winning actresses of the last year decorating its hefty catalogues, the national Golden Orange and the International Eurasia Film Festivals of Antalya on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey kicked off with a rich and rewarding program. On the home turf, it was an exciting year that showcased new styles from old masters, stylistic works of the representatives of the "new Turkish cinema," as well as daring and not so daring first attempts. Erden K1ral, who was instrumental in introducing Turkish cinema to the Western world in the 1980s, with remarkable social realist films such as Bereketli Topraklar Üzerinde / On Fertile Lands (1979) and Hakkari'de Bir Mevsim / A Season in Hakkari (1983), tried his hand in a fantasy melodrama called Vicdan / Conscience that started as a social commentary about women working in a brick factory but swiftly moved on to a love triangle resulting in murder with a dose of lesbianism thrown in.


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