SOUTHWEST (2013)

A short film about a Dutch woman who secretly helps refugees in the southwest of Turkey, until she is confronted with the son she abandoned years before.

starring Carine Crutzen and Matthijs van de Sande Bakhuyzen
with Hazal SelçukReha SoysalAali Erguvanli, and Irmak Okcebe

 

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

  • World Premiere: NEW DIRECTORS/NEW FILMS, New York (USA), 2013
  • Semi-finalist, 40TH STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS, New York (USA), 2013
  • Jury Honors, Best Producer (winner), Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography (winner), 26TH COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL, New York (USA), 2013
  • Special Screening, INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL LEUVEN, 2014
  • Best Actress (winner), Best Cinematography (runner-up), Best Film (nominee), SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, 2014-15
  • Vimeo Staff Pick, November 2016

written and directed by Jordi Wijnalda
produced by Brian Love
executive produced by Ali Betil
executive producers Bari & Russell Love and Agnes & René Wijnalda
co-produced by Esra SaydamAli Betil and John Wakayama Carey

cinematography by John Wakayama Carey
editing by Nadine Mueller
sound recording by Garip Özdem
sound mixing and design by John Moros
music by Wander Theunis
production design by Elise van Dijk
grading by Jaime O'Bradovich (Company3, New York)
assistant director Matt Black
script supervisor Lennart van Egmond