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THE NURSE (2016)

Dilek Colak - Turkey


Leyla, a nurse, is overweighted and tries desperately to lose it. Kerem is a revolutionist on hunger strike who’s brought to the hospital where Leyla works. Puzzled by each other, they become friends. Touched by her pain, Kerem encourages her. His stories of freedom and power will change Leyla's life forever.

Technical details

Genre: Feature film
Duration: 89 minutes
Production year: 2016
Country: Turkey
Casting: Evren Duyal - Sermet Yesil
Script: Dilek Colak
DOP: Tayfun Cetindag
Editing: Mesut Ulutas
Director: Dilek Colak
Production company: Salyangoz Films

Born in Istanbul in 1973 Dilek Colak graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, on Cinema & TV Department. She worked as script writer, director and DOP in short fiction films and documentaries, and wrote the scripts of a children’s TV program.