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MY NAME IS HAPPY

Nick Read & Ayse Toprak
UK TR 2022    82'
⚬ Arts & Culture ⚬ Human Interest ⚬ Human Rights 

Synopsis

Aspiring popstar Mutlu Kaya (Mutlu means ‘happy’ in Turkish) narrowly escapes an attempted femicide with her life. Despite life changing injuries, Mutlu goes in search of justice and to reclaim her voice as a singer.

Quotes

“Multu hasn’t only rediscovered her voice, but is using it as a powerful, defiant instrument of protest” - Screen Daily

Credits

Directors

Nick Read & Ayse Toprak

Producer

Nick Read

Co-Producer

Mahmut Kaya

Executive Producers 

Monica Garnsey, Adam Bullmore, Nevine Mabro, Siobhan Sinnerton

Production Companies

October Films, Red Zed Films

Co-Production Company

Horovel Films

Cinematography

Meryem Yavuz

Editor

Anna Price

Music 

Smith & Elms

Sound

Oğuzhan Akalın

Festivals

IDFA 2022

 

Film Details

Runtime 82'
Production Countries UK, Turkey

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