Directed by Mehmet Tığlı | Country of Origin: Turkey | Runtime: 7:51 | Short Film
Eli Nazik is a short film which was shot on smart phone. Eli Nazik is a delicious Turkish dish. It also means ‘gentle hand’. Saliha lives in a poor district, shoots food recipe videos with her daughter Derya and posts them on their social media channel called “Mother and Daughter”. On all of these videos that they shoot for money, hidden from her husband, Saliha’s hands are to be seen only. During the shoots of the “Eli Nazik” video, her husband comes home from the village before the expected time, and the tragic truths get revealed.
Mehmet Tığlı was born in İstanbul in 1970. He graduated from Marmara University in 1991. He completed cinema courses at İFSAK in 1989. He won best screenplay awards of Orhon Murat Arıburnu National Art Awards in 1992 and 1993. Mehmet Tığlı is also Marketing and Communication lecturer at Marmara University since 1993. His fifth short film Sycamore is the most award winning film of Turkish short film history.
Eli Nazik is the seventh short film of Mehmet Tığlı.