Tereddüt

Clair Obscur

 
Tereddüt beschreibt den psychologischen Balanceakt zweier türkischer Frauen, denen es weder vergönnt war, selbstbestimmt heranzuwachsen, noch ihren eigenen Persönlichkeiten freien Lauf zu lassen, zu lieben und geliebt zu werden, geschweige denn, eine offene und gleichberechtigte Beziehung zu führen. Die Auswirkungen sind auf Mikro- und Makroebene quer durch die türkische Gesellschaft zu spüren.

Turkish writer-director Yeşim Ustaoğlu offers a parallel study of two women – a psychiatrist with a long-time live-in partner and a wife in a conservative, nearly tyrannical household – in this study of the possibilities and limitations that exist for women in Turkey today. In her most politically charged film to date, Turkish writer-director Yeşim Ustaoğlu revisits her previous films’ themes of alienation and the longing to escape, viewing them through a distinctly female lens. In Clair Obscur, a film about the lives of two women from opposing worlds, Ustaoğlu explores the different possibilities and limitations that exist for women in Turkey today. […] As Ustaoğlu intercuts and eventually intersects Chenaz and Elmas’ stories, we begin to understand that their lives may have more in common than it appears at first glance. (Kerri Craddock, Toronto International Film Festival)

Director's Biography
YEŞIM USTAOĞLU, born in 1960, is an award-winning director from Çaykara, Turkey. She directed several shorts before making her feature film debut with The Trace in 1994. She received international recognition for her 1999 film Journey to the Sun, winning several international awards. // Films (selection): İz (The Trace, 1994), Güneşe Yolculuk (Journey to the Sun, 1999), Bulutlari Beklerken (Waiting for the Clouds, 2004), Pandora’nin Kutusu (Pandora’s Box, 2008; CE’09), Araf (Araf – Somewhere in Between, 2012; CE’13), Tereddüt (Clair Obscur, 2016) 
Spotlight 2017
Yeşim Ustaoğlu
Türkei / Deutschland / Polen / Frankreich 2016
color
105 Minuten
OmeU
Drehbuch Yeşim Ustaoğlu
Kamera Michael Hammon
Schnitt Agnieszka Glińska, Svetolik Mica Zajc
Ton/Sounddesign Guido Zettier, Bruno Tarrière
Musik Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz
Mit Funda Eryiğit, Ecem Uzun, Mehmet Kurtuluş, Okan Yalabık, Serkan Keskin, Sema Poyraz
Produzent*innen Yeşim Ustaoğlu (Ustaoğlu Film, TR), Titus Kreyenberg (unafilm, DE), Klaudia Smieja, Eliza Oczkowska (Aeroplan Film, PL), Marianne Slot (slot machine, FR)
Produktion
Ustaoğlu Film Gazeteci Erol Dernek Sokak, Yeni Melek Han 17/8, Beyoğlu 34433 Istanbul Turkey ustaoglu@ustaoglufilm.com www.yesimustaoglu.com
Österreichpremiere
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Weltpremiere / World Premiere 
Toronto International Film Festival 2016

Premierenstatus / Premiere Status
Austrian Premiere
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