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by Elisabeth Rygård


A drama of separation seen through the eyes of a seven-year-old boy, Osman, whose parents leave Turkey to work in Europe. Around this drama the expressive Turkish music, the overwhelming nature and traditional poetry unfold- together they form some of the riches Osman carries in his suitcase accompanying him to his new life.

international title: HOUSE OF HEARTS
original title: OMFAVN MIG MÅNE
country: Denmark, Iceland, Turkey
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Elisabeth Rygård
film run: 89'
release date: DK 07/06/2002
screenplay: Yüksil Isik
cast: Bora Akkas, Mazlum Çimen, Sebnem Köstem Kocatürk, Büsra Bora, Menderes Samancilar
cinematography by: Hans Welin
film editing: Niels Pagh Andersen
art director: Søren Skjær
music: Mazlum Çimen
producer: Jens Arnoldus
production: Zentropa Entertainments, Icelandic Film Corporation, Alfa Film (TR)
backing: DFI (Danish Film Institute) + New Danish Screen
distributor: Sandrew Metronome
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