Fresh from the village, two new hires at an all-inclusive resort on the Turkish Riviera are confronted with the absurd excesses of tourism. Their eagerness to engage quickly turns to indifference — and eventually self-interest — after one too many guest complaints and foam parties.
What about the happiness of those who are in the business of making others happy? Providing a fresh way of looking at the sun-soaked Turkish Riviera, Volkan Üce’s gently sincere tale of identity and class sheds new light on the dreams and frustrations of precarious workers in all-inclusive hotels.
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Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada
Alain Resnais, 1956, France
Dziga Vertov, 1929, Soviet Union
Chris Marker, 1983, France
Jia Zhangke, 2008, China
Jørgen Leth,Lars von Trier, 2003, Denmark
Robert J. Flaherty, 1922, United States
Stephen Kijak, 2006, United Kingdom
Steven Sebring, 2008, United States
Stuart Samuels, 2005, Canada