The Clock Tower

Country

Turkey, Hungary, Czech Republic

Copyright

1997

Production year

1996

Premiere

9 April 1997

Runtime

119 min

Director

Ömer Kavur

Category

film

Genre

allegory

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionlong

Original title

Hodiny na věži

Czech title

Hodiny na věži

English title

The Clock Tower

Parallel title

Akrebin yolculuğu / Toronyóra

Summary

A surrealist love story which describes the feelings of a thirty-year-old clock-maker for a strange woman he meets when he comes to mend the clock tower in a small Turkish town.

Cast

Mehmed Aslantug

Kerem

Sahika Tekand /ž/

Esra

Tuncel Kurtiz

Agah

Aytac Arman

záhadný muž

Kenan Bal

šéf policie

Rana Cabbar

němý sluha

Macit Koper

zvonař

Crew and creators

Director

Ömer Kavur

Screenstory

Macit Koper, Ömer Kavur

Screenplay

Macit Koper, Ömer Kavur

Director of Photography

Erdal Kahraman

Production Designer

Selma Gürbüz /ž/

Film Editor

Mevlüt Kocak

Sound Designer

Attila Özdemiroglu

Producer

Ömer Kavur, János Rózsa, Anna Vášová

Production Manager

Sadik Decevi

Czech subtitles

Tolga Alaçam, Linguafilm

Music

Music Composed by

Attila Özdemiroglu

Production info

Original Title

Hodiny na věži

Czech Title

Hodiny na věži

English Title

The Clock Tower

Parallel Title

Akrebin yolculuğu / Toronyóra

Category

film

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Genre

allegory

Origin country

Turkey, Hungary, Czech Republic

Copyright

1997

Production Year

1996

Premiere

premiere 9 April 1997 /suitable for all ages/ (kino 64 U Hradeb, Praha)

Distribution slogan

The mystery of the broken tower clock brings a clock-maker to town where he finds both love and destruction.

Production

Alfa Film (Turecko), Objektiv Filmstúdió (Maďarsko), Barrandov Biografia

Copyright Holders

Alfa Film, Objektiv Filmstúdió, Barrandov Biografia

Technical info

Duration typology

feature film

Duration in minutes

119 min

Distribution carrier

35mm

Aspect ratio

1:1,66

Colour

colour

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

Dolby Stereo

Versions

Turkish

Dialogue languages

Turkish

Subtitles languages

Czech

Opening/End credits languages

Turkish

Awards

Vítěz

Festival: Istanbulský filmový festival

1997
Istanbul / Turkey

Vítěz

Festival: Istanbulský filmový festival

1997
Istanbul / Turkey