Cracked

A little girl lives in a village with her mother where water sources are dwindling by day. Drought effects her imagination, even her doodles and drawings. Not only people but the nature struggles with the unrelenting aridness. This little girl though, never loses hope. She tries to do as best she can, sacrificing from herself for her beloved nature.

Director: Mahmut Taş
Length: 05:00
Country: Turkey
Language: No Dialog
Year: 2021

Additional Info

Director Biography: Mahmut Taş is an autohor and director.He has participated in more than 100 festivals all over the world with his films and received many awards. In June 2018, he shot his first short film, PAIN, of 6 minutes and 30 seconds. At the beginning of 2021, he completed his film called CRACKED, and in the middle of the same year, his short film called THE RETURN, a joint production of Turkey-Uzbekistan. Again, at the end of 2021, he released his movie called E-HAPPINESS.

Director Statement: In my film, I told the story of a child trying to protect nature and the environment in a village where water resources are limited.I tried to explain what we can do individually against the climate crisis through the eyes of an 8-year-old child.Although the world is getting worse, we should never lose hope and do our best.