Seattle Turkish Film Festival: Suddenly
November 19, 2023
Reyhan, ust before returning to Istanbul from Hamburg, notices that she has lost her sense of smell. Instead of addressing her illness, she embarks on a journey to find her true self.
Individual Tickets: Select showtime to purchase.
Pass: $80 | $55 SIFF Members + Students - Provides access to all festival films, excluding the Gala Film and Gala Party.
SIFF year-round passes and vouchers are not valid for this screening.
Reyhan has lived in Hamburg for years. Just before returning to Istanbul, she notices that she has lost her sense of smell. Medical tests reveal a potentially significant issue. However, instead of addressing her illness, she embarks on a journey to find her true self.
Nominated for Best Film (Tokyo International Film Festival).
Official selection (International Film Festival Rotterdam, Vancouver International Film Festival).
- Director: Melisa Önel
- Principal Cast: Defne Kayalar, Öner Erkan, Şerif Erol
- Country: Turkey
- Year: 2022
- Running Time: 115 min.
- Language: Turkish, with English Subtitles
- Has Subtitles: Yes