8 Seconds

8 Saniye

HD FSK 12 Germany, Turkey 2015 120 min




English, Dutch, Turkish, French



Esra leads a worldly life where she adores her family but feels caged in a dream life where she tries to identify the man who visits her dreams.


Ömer Faruk Sorak


Esra Inal, Mehmet Kurtulus, Ralph Herforth, Grit Boettcher, Leonie Benesch, Axel Stein, Constantin von Jascheroff, Fahri Yardım, Demet Gül

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ESRA leads two parallel lives. In her worldly life as a Turkish Berliner in a re-united city, the vivacious and spirited Esra adores her family but feels caged in her relationships and languishes in her job. She clashes with the rules imposed on her and continually feels that something is missing, something is wrong, and there must be something more. In her dream life she yearns to discover the identity of the familiar man who visits her dreams and makes her feel whole. Yet the more she attempts to comprehend her dreams, the more deeply they influence her life. While in waking life she struggles in vain, in her dream life she evolves in secret. But what if waking and dreaming were never separate and the real secret is shared by all? A film inspired by real events...




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