International Film Festival Rotterdam 2023
São Paulo International Film Festival, 2023
Synopsis: Four twenty-somethings in contemporary Istanbul: Zeynep is a student who feels distressed from following daily news. Her housemate Ayşe tries to flee abroad because she cannot see a future for herself in Turkey. Mehmet is a married engineer who is never satisfied with his above-average life, while unemployed Ali feels stuck living with his parents. Coincidences bring them together in a playful manner. Almost Entirely a Slight Disaster explores the anxieties faced by the new generation with its humorous and intertwined ways.
Directors Bio: Umut Subaşı born in Ankara studied Film Design at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dokuz Eylül University in Izmir. He made short films like Use of Ellipsis (2013), Lack (2013), Powderless (2014) and award-winning film, I Don’t Believe In You But Then There Is Gravity (Best Short Film at Istanbul Film Festival and at the Siyad Turkish Film Critics Association Awards). Umut’s debut feature Almost Entirely A Slight Disaster had its world premiere at ‘International Film Festival Rotterdam’ in 2023.
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Writer: Umut Subaşı
Drama | Youth | Comedy