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Synopsis: 

Ejder an unskilled laborer, emigrated to Germany where he was able to find work as a gravedigger.  Over time Ejder became a very skilled gravedigger.

Upon his father’s death, Ejder returned to his home in Dalyan Turkey.  Within his village there were million dollar living habitats created for both locals and foreigners.  This environment opened up some interesting new horizons for Ejder.

Ejder was against the idea of burying people who lived in million dollar houses in the village graveyard. He firmly believed that 'Cleanliness was next to godliness' and began a campaign whereby prominent people in his community with means could be buried under olive trees symbolizing immortality and eternal life.

With custom designed graves Ejder and his company promised to be there for those people on their journey to heaven. With the slogan 'Horizontal Undertakers will be with you even in in the afterlife’, everything was going well, that is, until Bektaş moves in to the village and he is faced with his traumatic story.

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Runtime: 
01:49:00
English subtitle: 
Yes

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Information for the Audience: 

Ejder an unskilled laborer, emigrated to Germany where he was able to find work as a gravedigger.  Over time Ejder became a very skilled gravedigger.

Upon his father’s death, Ejder returned to his home in Dalyan Turkey.  Within his village there were million dollar living habitats created for both locals and foreigners.  This environment opened up some interesting new horizons for Ejder.

Ejder was against the idea of burying people who lived in million dollar houses in the village graveyard.

He firmly believed that 'Cleanliness was next to godliness' and began a campaign whereby prominent people in his community with means could be buried under olive trees symbolizing immortality and eternal life.

With custom designed graves Ejder and his company promised to be there for those people on their journey to heaven. With the slogan 'Horizontal Undertakers will be with you even in in the afterlife’, everything was going well, that is, until Bektaş moves in to the village and he is faced with his traumatic story.

Screenings / Awards: 

 

En iyi yardımcı erkek oyuncu (4. Uluslararası Antakya Altın Defne Film Festivali-2016)

En iyi sanat yönetmeni (4. Uluslararası Antakya Altın Defne Film Festivali-2016)

Halk Jürisi En İyi Sinema Filmi ödülü (4. Uluslararası Antakya Altın Defne Film Festivali-2016)

 

Directed by: 
Talip Karamahmutoğlu
Writing credits: 
Talip Karamahmutoğlu
Cast: 
Emre Altuğ Nilay Erdönmez Turan Özdemir Orhan Aydın Mustafa Uzunyılmaz Hikmet Karagöz Sadık Gürbüz Adem Yılmaz Hakan Eksen
Produced by: 
Talip Karamahmutoğlu
Music by: 
Erkan Oğur
Cinematography by: 
Feza Çaldıran
Film Editing by: 
Semih Gülcüoğlu
Production Design by: 
Talip Karamahmutoğlu
Art Direction by: 
Babek Tahmili
Set Decoration by: 
Erdal Akalın
Costume Design by: 
Ebru Tunçoktay
Makeup Department: 
Tolga Yıldız
Production Management: 
Talip Karamahmutoğlu
Release Date: 
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Official sites: 
https://www.facebook.com/mezarcifilmi/
Total votes: 744

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