LOT’S WIFE | 2008

8 min | 2008 | Turkey
In Turkish w/subtitles
Written & Directed by Harjant Gill & Koray Durak
Produced by Tilotama Productions

SYNOPSIS

A modern day interpretation of the tale of Sodom and Gomorrah, set in a shantytown located on the outskirts of Istanbul, Turkey. Mehmet is a young hardworking guy who lives in a small house that belongs to his uncle Seyfeddin. Unbeknownst to Seyfeddin, Mehmet is living with his lover Ali. On one summer day, Seyfeddin along with his wife Meryem, and two brothers, Hidir and Mikail barge into Mehmet’s apartment, threatening to destroy everything he hopes for and had created with Ali so far.


SCREENINGS

Film Festivals

  • 2009 Melbourne Queer Film Festival

  • 2009 BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

  • 2008 Frameline SF Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

  • 2008 Nigah Queer Film Festival, India

  • 2008 Mix Brazil Queer Film Festival

  • 2008 Queersicht Switzerland LGBT Film Festival

  • 2008 Reeling Chicago LGBT Film Festival

  • 2008 Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

  • 2008 Image + Nation Montreal LGBT Film Festival