July 15, 2020

“The Announcement” wins the Special Jury Prize of the Orizzonti competition at the 75th Venice International Film Festival!

Mahmut Fazil Coskun’s satiric gem “The Announcement” won the Special Jury Prize of the Orizzonti competition at the 75th Venice International Film Festival that took place from 29 August to 8 September 2018.

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/281942676

A precision-tooled little gem”, The Hollywood Reporter

“Comedy of the absurd has rarely felt so strangely real”,  Screendaily 

 “With his third film, Turkish director Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun announces himself as a major film talent.” Cineuropa

 “The incongruously intimate story of a 1963 Turkish army coup attempt allows Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun the scope to take his mordant wit to new heights in his deadly serious yet deeply sardonic third feature”, Variety

Check out more about the film: http://heretic.gr/the-announcement/

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