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GENRE: Drama


Toprak is the dramatic story of a simple family in rural Turkey dealing with poverty, family traditions, and religious heritage. Since the death of his parents, the teenage Burak has lived with his uncle Cemil and grandmother in a remote Turkish village. The small family unit has been trying to make a living by selling fruits. While the religious Cemil is satisfied to live his life in poverty, Burak struggles to leave for the city and attend university. When grandmother falls sick, both Burak and Cemil have to make tough decisions that will change their lives forever.

Sevgi Hirschhäuser is a Turkish director, writer and editor based in Munich, Germany. She experienced film making, working on film sets, in different departments. She started as an editor, then began to write stories. Finally, she filmed her first feature film "TOPRAK" (drama - 105 mins.) in Antalya, Turkey.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    105 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Note
    English subtitles
  • Director
    Sevgi Hirschhäuser
  • Screenwriter
    Sevgi Hirschhäuser
  • Producer
    Sevgi Hirschhäuser
  • Co-Producer
    Chris Hirschhaeuser
  • Cast
    Numan Cakir, Burak Aydin
  • Cinematographer
    Chris Hirschhaeuser