Noksan Absent

by Cem Demirer

2024 Selection

Turkey 2024 24′ VO Turkish

World premiere Competition Short Film

Mert, a 30-year-old male, is employed at an abandoned-looking amusement park. He is grappling with an internal duality, while sensing a lurking identity bent on undermining him. Throughout the film, Mert interacts with various people and creatures, struggling to understand what's going wrong with his mental health. Despite his persistent pursuit of answers, Mert confronts a daunting struggle to delve into the depths of his psyche, hindered by a hesitancy to fully confront the mysteries within.