In a dystopian Turkey, the Government installs new networks throughout the country to monitor information. The installation goes wrong in a crumbling apartment complex and Mehmet, the building intendant, will have to confront the evil entity behind the inexplicable transmissions that threaten the residents.
Orçun Behram (Istanbul, Turkey, 1987) completed the FAMU one-year international programme, cinematography concentration, in 2006. In 2012 he obtained his baccalaureate from Columbia College, Chicago. Establishing himself in Istanbul, he worked in variety of projects from music videos and short films to documentaries. The Antenna is his feature debut. He is currently working as a director in a documentary television series, Stories from a Hidden World.
Ejakülasyon (cm, 2002), Yara İzleri (cm, 2003), Column (cm, 2005), Fotoroman (cm, 2008), Mongolia (doc., 2015), Sri-Lanka: People’s Story (doc., 2016), Bina (2019)
“Media is power. Power is our fate. This horrifying proposition is what my film is about. […] Bombarded by images and text, the human mind reduces to a kind of self-indulgence and extreme consumerism. This, in turn, damages our capacity for real empathy. Reality is owned by the media patrons, and so, therefore, are our emotions and behaviors […]. Turkey has become a prime example of a dysfunctional relationship between the media and its citizens. With the subjugation of media outlets by the government, democracy began to fade […]. The dynamism and subtext employed in horror films allowed me to create a link to the social terror I experience
Turchia/Turkey, 2019, 115’, col.
regia, sceneggiatura/director, screenplay
Ismail Hakki Hafiz
Ihsan Önal, Gül Arici, Levent Ünsal, Isil Zeynep, Murat Saglam, Elif Çakman, Mert Toprak Yadigar, Eda Özel, Enis Yildiz
Orçun Behram, Müge Özen
Lucidlab Films, Solis Film