Thursday 06 December 2018


Directed by Çağla Zencirci, Guillaume Giovanetti

Narrative Feature - UK Premiere - In Competition
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25-year-old Sibel lives with her father and sister in a secluded village in the mountains of Turkey’s Black Sea region. Sibel is a mute, but she communicates by using the ancestral whistled language of the area.

Rejected by her fellow villagers, she relentlessly hunts down a wolf that is said to be prowling in the neighbouring forest, sparking off fears and fantasies among the village women. There she crosses path with a fugitive. Injured, threatening and vulnerable, he is the first one to take a fresh look at her…


Director: Çağla Zencirci, Guillaume Giovanetti
Writers: Çağla Zencirci, Ramata Sy, Guillaume Giovanetti
Producers: Les Films du Tambour (France), Riva Filmproduktion (Germany), Bidibul Productions (Luxembourg), Mars Production (Turkey), Reborn Production (France)
Cast: Damla Sönmez, Emin Gürsoy, Erkan Kolçak Köstendil, Elit İşcan, Meral Çetinkaya

Additional info

Country:  France/Germany/Luxembourg/Turkey
Year: 2018
Language: Turkish with English subtitles
Length: 95 minutes

book tickets
Thursday 06 December 2018 – 8.55pm
Regent Street Cinema
307 Regent Street
London W1B 2HW
SIBEL will screen after
short film MERCURY.
More information here

About Çagla Zencirci and Guillaume Giovanetti

French-Turkish couple Çagla Zencirci and Guillaume Giovanetti have directed together since 2004 several shorts (all selected in Berlin, Locarno, Clermont-Ferrand Festivals) and two features, Noor (Pakistan, 2012 / Cannes Acid) and Ningen (Japon, 2013 / Toronto). Sibel is their third feature and has been selected in Competition at Locarno International Film Festival and at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).


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