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Turkish movie In the Shadows awarded in Los Angeles

Movie-product of Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) is of science-fiction genre

Fatih Turkyilmaz   | 11.05.2021
Turkish movie In the Shadows awarded in Los Angeles


Turkish movie In the Shadows was awarded in an international film festival held in Los Angeles, America, TRT said on Monday.

According to the statement made by TRT, Turkish director Erdem Tepegoz's new movie In the Shadows which had its world premiere at the 42nd Moscow International Film Festival, continues its journey to the festival.

The movie, which won the Best Actor award with the main actor Numan Acar at the Fantaspoa International Fantastic Film Festival last month, was awarded the Best Cinematography at the South East European Film Festival held in Los Angeles in May.

The production, which made its Turkey premiere at the 57th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, returned from the festival with a total of 5 awards, including the Best Director and the Turkish Film Critics Association (SIYAD) Best Film awards.

'In the Shadows' was also deemed worthy of the "Best Director" and "Best Cinematographer" awards by the jury at the 8th Bosphorus Film Festival.

Written and directed by Erdem Tepegoz, produced by Contact Film Works and co-produced by TRT, the film features the lives of workers, which started to change when one of them questioned the system in a factory managed by primitive technology.

Filmed in a still active mining town in Georgia, the science fiction movie stars Numan Acar, who was accompanied by Vedat Erincin, Ahmet Melih Yilmaz, Emrullah Cakay, Muharrem Bayrak and Selin Kavak.

*Writing by Ahmet Gencturk

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