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Director: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay
Original title: Oray
Script: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay
Status: Moldavian Premiere
DoP: Christian Kochmann
Age restrictions: 12+
Country: Germany
Scenography: Jeanette Bastisch
Production year: 2019
Costumes: Marisa Lattmann
Genre: Drama
Sound: Armin Badde, Daniel Paulmann
Duration: 100 min.
Montage: Denys Darahan
Producer: Claus Reichel, Bastian Klügel
Language: German, Turkish
Distribution (actors): Zejhun Demirov, Deniz Orta, Cem Göktas


Oray speaks in a quarrel with his wife Burcu three times 'talaq', the islamic formula for repudiation. The imam informs him about the consequences: he has to divorce his wife. Now Oray is in a dilemma: Should he stay with Burcu or with the community?

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Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay was born in 1987 in Bad Hersfeld, Hesse, Germany. He is a director and writer, known for :

Oray (2019)

Even If (2016)

Vor dem Tor des Ijtihad (2013)