Tolga Karaçelik

His award-winning feature debut TOLL BOOTH has screened at numerous prestigious festivals. He was one of the youngest directors to win the Golden Orange (best first film, best actor and best cinematography), at the prestigious Turkish Film Festival. His second feature IVY (2015) had premiered in Sundance and continues its festival circuit. His next film BUTTERFLIES (2018) won the Grand Jury Award for World Cinema - Dramatic at Sundance Film Festival 2018 and was nominated in Palm Springs.


A film by Tolga Karaçelik

2018 - Turkey - Drama/Comedy

Cemal, Kenan, and Suzi are siblings who have grown apart since leaving Hasanlar, the tiny village where they grew up, and going their separate ways. When an unexpected call from their estranged father demands they return to the village immediately, Cemal, the eldest, is tasked with reuniting the family and convincing his brother and sister to take a road trip back to the places and memories they have been working so hard to forget. As they try to piece their dysfunctional family back together and confront their shared past, they’ll have to contend with each other’s peculiarities and get to know one another all over again, even as the strangest elements of all await them in the village.