ABLUKA – Suspicions

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Istanbul. Kadir comes out of prison after twenty years inside. He has been released on the condition that he helps the police in their fight against terrorism. But there is only one thing Kadir wants and that is to reconnect with his younger brother, Ahmet, who works for the municipality culling the town’s stray dogs. Between paranoid obsession and political instability, the situation becomes complicated and heated for Kadir and Ahmet.

Release title : ABLUKA – Suspicions
Festival title (aka) : FRENZY
Format : Feature film (117 min)
Co-producers : LIMAN Films (Turkey), PAPRIKA Films (France) & Bulut Film (Qatar)
Director and scenario: Emin ALPER
International sales : The Match Factory
Theatre release : 23 novembre 2016


  • Special Jury Prize – 2015 Special Jury Prize
  • Jury Grand Prize for scriptwriting and direction – 2015 Asian Pacific Screen Awards
  • Best Film, Best Editing, Best Artistic Direction, Best Male Newcomer, Public Prize – 2015 Adana Golden Ball Film Festival

Other official selection: European Film Awards (Wroclaw) 2016, Toronto 2015, Busan 2015, Arcs 2015