Title
Pandora's box
Director
Yesim Ustaoglu
Composer
Jean-Pierre Mas
Actor
Tsilla Chelton Derya Alabora
Uniform title
Pandora'nin kutusu
Language
Turkish
Publisher
Amsterdam: De Filmfreak, [jaar van uitgave niet vastgesteld]
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2008
Playing time
112 min.
Note
Turks gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands
ISBN
9789058496874
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About Yesim Ustaoglu

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Yeşim Ustaoğlu (born 18 November 1960) is a Turkish filmmaker and screenwriter.

Life and career

Ustaoğlu was born in Kars, Sarıkamış and grew up in Trabzon on the Black Sea. After studying architecture at Karadeniz Technical University she moved to Istanbul, attended master's programme in Yıldız Technical University, she worked as an architect, then as a journalist and a film critic. Before she made her feature film debut The Trace (İz) in 1994, she had made several award-winning short films. The Trace was entered into the 19th Moscow International Film Festival.

Ustaoğlu received international recognition for her next film, Journey to the Sun (Güneşe Yolculuk), which told a story of a friendship between a Turk and a Kurd. Her fourth film Pandora's Box (Pandora'nın Kutusu) won The Best Film and The Best Actress award in San Sebastian Film Festival and is Ustaoğlu's bigg…Read more on Wikipedia