Turkey, Greece, France
Can witnesses a murder in the town where he arrives for his father’s funeral. The murderer is unconcerned by Can’s presence and calmly leaves the scene of the crime. After taking his statement, the police forbid Can from leaving the town. As he meets various strange friends of his father’s, extraordinary things begin to happen. One day, he runs into the murderer in his late father’s tailor shop and is terrified. Meanwhile, a state of quarantine is declared in the town because of rabid dogs at large. When Can discovers that he stands accused of an unknown crime, his horror only grows. He decides to escape in desperation, but there are extermination teams patrolling the town and a nationwide curfew has been declared.
Tayfun Pirselimoğlu (Trabzon, 1959) graduated from the Middle East Technical University. He then studied painting at the Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna and held exhibitions in countries all over the world. He has written and directed two short films and seven features, as well as publishing seven novels and three short story collections.