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In The Blind Spot

  • Eine Woche in Diyarbakir (Working title)
All titles (4)
Feature Film | 2021-2023 | Docu, Experimental, Found Footage, Mystery, Thriller | Germany

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Brief synopsis

In a remote city in north-east Turkey, the stories of a German film team and a Turkish secret service agent who’s little daughter seems to be haunted by a mysterious force intertwine. This is when a complex net of conspiracy and trauma enfolds…

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Katja BürkleSimone [L]
Ahmet VarliZafer [L]
Çağla YurgaMelek [L]
Aybi EraLeyla [L]
Max HemmersdorferChristian [SR]
Nihan OkutucuSibel [SR]
Tudan ÜrperHatice [SR]
Mutallip MüjdeciHasan [SR]
Rıza AkınBurhan [SR]
Aziz ÇapkurtEyüp [SR]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Production accountantPatrizia Mincione Scharrnbeck
Postproduction producerChristoph Hars
@ The Post Republic Hamburg
@ The Post Republic Hamburg
Director of photographyPatrick Orth
1st assistant cameraChristoph Kunze
2nd assistant cameraZeynep Secil
DIT digital imaging technicianAljoscha Kirschner
Multiformat, 12 Cameras
Multiformat, 12 Cameras
Casting directorPınar Çelik
Costume designerAnja Niehaus
Kostümbild / Schauspieler*innen Deutschland
Kostümbild / Schauspieler*innen Deutschland
DirectorAyse Polat
1st AD (local system)Yasemin Müge Manus
Script supervisorManfred Behrndt
Script continuityManfred Behrndt
für den deutschsprachigen Teil
für den deutschsprachigen Teil
EditorSerhad Mutlu
EditorJörg Volkmar
GafferHüseyin Nazim Sirli
GafferChristoph Dehmel
Best boy*girl electricTuna Dogus Caglayan
Lighting technician / electricianMustafa Ceyhun Çevik
Lighting technician / electricianTaki Yaşat Çele
Makeup artist / hair stylistAntonia Petschow
ComposerMartin Rott
with Dynamedion
with Dynamedion
ProducerMehmet Aktas
Delegate producerErhan Özoğul
ProducerJanna Heine
Co-producerAyse Polat
Production designerOsman Özcan
Location scoutSven Clausnizer
Hamburg / Brothel
Hamburg / Brothel
Line producerMarc Wächter
Production managerLea Drescher
ScreenwriterAyse Polat
Production sound mixerJohannes Grehl
Sound designerJürgen Funk
Dialogue editorSimone Weber

Distribution / Sales companies

CompanyComment
ArtHood Entertainment GmbH [de]
International sales
International sales
Missing Films [de]
Germany (theatrical)
Germany (theatrical)

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Cameras and UtilitiesLudwig Kameraverleih GmbH
Alexa Mini, Cooke S4
Alexa Mini, Cooke S4
Cameras and UtilitiesReplayboys GmbH
Main Unit DIT equipment rental
Main Unit DIT equipment rental
CostumesWellenstein zeitgenössische Kostüme GmbH
KB: Anja Niehaus
KB: Anja Niehaus
Image/EditingHarrington Media Art & Design GmbH
Subtitles / Audio descriptionWay Film GmbH – Translation & Production

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Ayse Polat2024German Film Award (Lola) [de]
Best Director
Best DirectorWinner
Ayse Polat2024German Film Award (Lola) [de]
Best Screenplay
Best ScreenplayWinner
Patrick Orth2024German Camera Award [de]
Fiction cinema
Fiction cinemaWinner
Mîtosfilm, Mehmet Aktas & Iacopo Callico GbR [de]2024German Film Award (Lola) [de]
Best Feature Film
Best Feature FilmWinner
Mehmet Aktas2024German Film Award (Lola) [de]
Best Feature Film
Best Feature FilmWinner
Ayse Polat2023Berlin Int. Film Festival (Berlinale) [de]
Encounters
EncountersNominated
Ayse Polat2023Bolzano Film Festival Bozen [it]
Preis des Landes Südtirol
Preis des Landes SüdtirolNominated
Ayse Polat2023Istanbul Film Festival [tr]
International Competition
International CompetitionNominated
Ayse Polat2023Istanbul Film Festival [tr]
National Competition
National CompetitionNominated
Ayse Polat2023Int. Filmfest Oldenburg [de]
German Independence Award
German Independence AwardWinner

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2024GermanyFilmfestival Türkei Deutschland
2023GermanyOldenburg Int. Festival
2023SpainGerman Film Fest Madrid
2023GermanyBerlin Int. Film Festival (Berlinale)
Encounters (world premiere)
Encounters (world premiere)

Cinema releases and premieres

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 04/01/2024
PremiereSunday, 19/02/2023World premiere Berlinale