“Mavzer” (“Mauser”), the cinematic story of life in a rural village in the mountains of Anatolia, will probably be making its worldwide debut on the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF), which will probably be held on Aug. 14-21 this yr.
Directed by Turkish director Fatih Özcan and produced by Enes Erbay, the movie may also be competing in the “Feature Film” class of the competition, vying towards seven other films to be named the very best. The three other competitors sections are documentary, brief and scholar movie.
The movie is centered across the lifetime of Veysi, a sheepherder residing in the center of Anatolia along with his son Mustafa. However, one morning his barn comes underneath assault by a pack of wolves, killing most of his herd. Wanting to higher defend his animals from predators, Veysi decides to get higher geared up and buys Mauser, the aptly-named “king of rifles.” Eventually, he finds himself in the center of a number of conflicts: a struggle with a wolf and the other along with his brother about their father’s inheritance.
The movie was shot in the Çamardı district of Niğde and obtained help from the Culture and Tourism Ministry.
Meanwhile, just a few other Turkish names stand out among the many rivals. “The Pageant” (“Yarışmacı”), a Turkish-French-Israeli and German joint manufacturing directed by Eytan Ipeker will probably be competing in the documentary class, whereas “Mamaville,” directed by Irmak Karasu, and “The Great Istanbul Depression” (“Büyük Istanbul Depresyonu”), directed by Zeynep Dilan Süren, will probably be competing in the brief and scholar movie classes, respectively.
The information comes after the competition revealed its lineup of 49 films for the Heart of Sarajevo awards. The SFF is about to turn into the most important bodily competition to happen in Europe for the reason that Corona Virus pandemic broke out and compelled the closure of such occasions. It will host 29 world premieres, six worldwide debuts, two European premieres, 11 regional bows and one Bosnian-Herzegovinian launch. A complete of 750 films submitted entries to compete, the competition stated.