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A window into the lives of three characters whose professions supply the blood to Istanbul's heartbeat.


Seldom truly 'seen' we follow them in their daily life to portray a more authentic and candid view of the city and its people.

Dedicated to Döndü

Featuring: Osman, Hamide & Cevdet

Directed & Produced by: Mikael Nakkas

DoP: Sebastian Cort

Production Services: AZ Celtic Films, Istanbul

Researcher: Yagmur Araz

Sound Recordist: Roy Forberg

Sound Design: Oriol Campi

Editor: Flaura Atkinson at The Quarry

Grade: Toby Tomkins at CHEAT

Original Music by: Baha Yetkin

Thanks to:

Binnaz Gül Yeter

Gabi & Margaret Nakkas

Chloë Hayward

Jamie & Hannah Clark at My Accomplice

Jen Corcoran

Melodika Istanbul

Peter Bryant at Ice Film

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