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ROOTS - still #1


East Coast Premiere

Director: Eileen Hofer

Switzerland, 2008, 18 min

Shooting Format:DVCam

Festival Year:2009

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Jacky Nercessian, Hulusi keles

Crew:Executive Producer: Sinan Eksi - Producer: Eileen Hofer - Screenwriter: Eileen Hofer - Editor: Valentin Rotelli - Cinematographer: Grégory Bindschedler - Sound: Carlos Ibanez Diaz. Gabriel Hafner, François Musy

Sales:Hélène Delmas - Agence du Court Métrage, 2, rue de Tocqueville, 75017 Paris France - T: 00-33-(0)1-44 69 63 12


In a small Turkish village, doomed to be flooded by the construction of a dam, an unemployed widower wants to celebrate his birthday of his child, who dreams of flying like Spiderman. The same day he learns that the dam will finally be constructed.


About the director

Eileen Hofer (1976) graduated in literature and history of cinema in Istanbul. After working as film festival press officer, Eileen turned to journalism and become the chief editor of a Swiss magazine. Currently she is working as a filmmaker.


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