The Ghosts that summone me

a film by Diana Näcke

The Ghosts that summone me

2017 | 90:00 min

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90min or 52min original German/Turkish version with English subtitles available
The life of German Turk Engin consists of contradictions: TV and fast cars determine his Berlin life juxtaposed with his Islamic faith. Diana, one of Engin’s German friends, wants to comprehend Engin’s quest of identity. When his mother asks for his help with an inheritance dispute, she travels with him to his Turkish hometown, he did not visit in 24 years. Upon arriving, he encounters the secrets of his conservative family. He discovers that his cousins were involved in crimes against the Kurds.
A dark, yet humorous film about the fear of the unknown, prejudices and how to overcome them.
Bremer Dokumentarfilm Förderpreis (supporting award) 2011/2012
Filmfestival Max-Ophüls-Preis 2017 - world premiere
dokumentarfilmwoche hamburg
Cast and Crew
  • Director Diana Näcke
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