Ember (Kor) directed by Zeki Demirkuz (2016, 115 min.).
In this slow-burning psychological drama from Turkish director Zeki Demirkubuz, an Istanbul seamstress struggling with the debts left behind by her vanished husband rekindles an old friendship that escalates into an affair. With Ember, Demirkubuz deals with themes of survival and faithfulness while telling the story of a young Istanbul family struggling for survival and self-respect in an impersonal and harsh society.
Followed by a Q&A with the director.
Synopsis courtesy of the Toronto International Film Festival.
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