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Break Off

SYNOPSIS

Break off is a story about Zeliha, mother of two children, is a poor laborer who works in a steel saucepan factory. One day, she is fired as an unexpected moment. While she is attempting to find a new job, she also searches for a solution in order to prevent children noticing this situation. A solution created by her, shows the deadlock condition as a result of poverty.

Film Participations Awards

 

15th International Workers’ Film Festival (Istanbul, Turkey/ May 5, 2020)-Turkey Premier Screening Selection

 

 

 

23rd Flying Broom Women’s Film Festival (Ankara, Turkey/ May 10, 2020) – Screening Selection

 

 

 

6th Marmaris Short Film Festival (Marmaris, Turkey) – Screening Selection

 

 

 

2nd Directed By Women Turkey Short Film Festival (Istanbul, Turkey)– Screening Selection

 

 

 

21nd Izmir Short Film Festival (Izmir, Turkey) – Screening Selection

 

 

 

7th Uşak Winged Seahorse Short Film Festival (Uşak, Turkey)-Best Makeup Award

 

 

 

8th Kayseri Film Festival (Kayseri, Turkey)-Best Film

 

 

 

8th Seattle Turkish Film Festival (Seattle, Washington State, United States)-1nd Runner Up Award

 

 

 

SETEM Academy BAK Awards (Istanbul, Turkey)-Special Jury Award, Best Editing Award, Best Actress Award

 

 

 

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (Clermont-Ferrand, France)-Finalist

 

 

 

7th Vancouver Turkish Film Festival (Vancouver, Canada)-Finalist

 

 

 

3rd Friendship Short Film Festival (Istanbul, Turkey)-Screening Selection
4th Beautiful Ordu Short Film Competition (Ordu, Turkey)-First Prize

Directed by

Öykü Orhan

Country of Origin

Turkey

Production

Turkey

Production year

2020

Runtime

18 min