Burning Days ( Kurak Günler)

Emre, a young and dedicated prosecutor, is newly appointed to a small town hit by a water crisis and political scandals. After an initial welcome, he experiences an increasing number of tense interactions and is reluctantly dragged into local politics. When Emre forms a bond with the owner of the local newspaper pressure escalates under heated rumours.


World Premiere Un Certain Regard Cannes 2022

World Sales Match Factory

BNL release September Film


DirectorEmin Alper
ScreenplayEmin Alper
ProducerNadir Öperli - Liman Film (Turkey)
Ketem CAray - Ay Yapim (Turkey)
Co-producersMatch Factory Productions - Viola Fügen
Michael Weber (Germany)
Gloria Film - Laurent Lavolé (France)
Circe Films - Stienette Bosklopper & Maarten Swart (Netherlands)
4Film - Anika Juka (Croatia)
Horsefly Productions - Yorgos Tsourgiannis (Greece)

Supported by

CNC Cinema du Monde, FFHSH Hamburg, World Cinema Fund, Greek Film Centre, HAVC Coproduction Support, Netherlands Film Fund