Asian New Force Category Finalist

The Spider’s Web

Hüseyin Aydin Gürsoy

Turkey / Col / 16' 50" / In French and Turkish with English subtitles

Hakan is a young Turk who works as a construction painter in France with his father Mustafa. When his future is read out to him in coffee grounds, he decides to make some difficult decisions. Mustafa will have to face the choices of his son for the first time.

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Finalist Showcase: 4/3 (Fri) | 7:15pm | agnès b. CINEMA | DCP | 193’ | HK$ 65/35* | With after-screening discussion

Artist’s Statement

Coming from a Turkish community, I want to tell the story about generation conflict. Through Hakan, I want to question our positions in a community and in a French society. My film is all about the identity crisis of young people.