Stiletto: A Pink Family Tragedy

film type fiction Production Country Germany production year 2021 runtime 17'49 colour
screening format DCP aspect ratio 2.35:1 (CinemaScope) sound format Dolby Surround languages Türkisch Subtitles Englisch

Hasan is a taxi driver working the night shift. On the early-morning drive home, he sees a woman in high heels walking past. Fascinated by her appearance, he does something that leads to disaster in a world where the boundaries of masculinity are clearly drawn.

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director Can Merdan Dogan Produktion / Production Erkan Taskiran Drehbuch / Script Can Merdan Dogan Schnitt / Editing Cisem Baydar Besetzung / Cast Murat Kılıç, Nihal Yalçın Szenenbild / Production Design Elif Taşçıoğlu, Selda Durna Bildgestaltung / DOP Fırat Lita Sözbir Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Uran Apak
2021 BFI London Film Festival, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
2021 Internationale Hofer Filmtage, Germany
2021 FilmFestival Cottbus, Germany
2021 interfilm Berlin: Internationales Kurzfilmfestival, Germany
2021 Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey
2021 Ankara International Film Festival, Turkey (1. Preis Bester Kurzfilm)
2021 AISFF Asiana International Short Film Festival, Seoul, Korea (Republic of)
2021 Izmir International Short Film Festival, Turkey (2. Preis Bester Kurzfilm, Bester Schauspieler)
2021 London Short Film Festival, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
2022 Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland (Best International Short Film)
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Can Merdan Dogan

Can Merdan Dogan, born 1987 in Ankara. Since 2014 he has worked as a screenwriter and director on independent film projects. Since October 2017, he has been completing his PhD at the University of Hildesheim in the fields of media, theatre and popular culture.