The Edge of Heaven

Directed by Fatih Akin (122min, 2007). In English

Fatih Akin is a German-Turkish filmmaker from Hamburg. Or rather, he is a German filmmaker with a Turkish name and Turkish parents.

The Edge of Heaven won Akin the award for best screenplay at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. A Turkish man who travels to Istanbul to trace back the family of his father’s ex-girlfriend.

This film is a recommendation by Bophana President Rithy Panh to discuss cross-cultural dilemmas and moral burdens of Fatih Akin’s The Edge of Heaven.

Free entry. All are welcome.

  • October 11, 2014 · 2:00 pm
  • Bophana Center
  • Cine Club