Os Criminosos
Os Criminosos

The Criminals

França/Romênia/Turquia, 2021 Ficção, 23'45"



In a town in Turkey, a young couple looks for some privacy. They are rejected from the hotels because they do not have a marriage certificate. When they think they have found a way, the situation gets out of hand.



Serhat Karaaslan

Serhat Karaaslan, from Kurdistan (Turkey), has directed one feature film and several shorts.
His short films were screened and awarded in major festivals like Toronto International Film Festival and Locarno Film Festival. His debut film Passed by Censor (Cannes Cinéfondation Residence), premiered at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 2019 where it received the Critics Award, and was shown at festivals around the world winning several awards along the way. His latest work is The Criminals, World Premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2021


Director Serhat Karaaslan
Producer Laure Dahout
Production Tiresias Films
Co-Producer Laura Musat
Writer Serhat Karaaslan
Cinematographer Tudor Mircea
Editor Nathan Delannoy
Art Director Meral Aktan
Sound Utku Insel, Marius Leftãrache, Charli Masson, Samy Bardet
Original Music Charli Circus
Cast Deniz Altan, Lorin Merhart, Erdem Senocak, Ercan Kesal, Cem Baza