The Ukraine-Turkey co-production KLONDIKE, directed by Maryna Er Gorbach and co-produced by Mehmet Bahadır Er, competing in the "Panorama" section of the Berlinale, is the winner of the Audience Award / Audience Award, which is the grand prize of the department, after the Ecumenical Jury Award. it happened.
The premiere presentation of the movie “Klondike” was made by Mariette Rissenbeek, the director of the Berlin International Film Festival, on February 14, and Mariette Rissenbeek emphasized in her speech that Klondike is an artistic masterpiece whose reality is almost as if it is being lived today, despite being a movie set in 2014.
The Audience Award is given by Radioeins Radio station, RBB television and Panorama Section to the three films that received the most votes, counting the audience votes cast throughout the festival.
“Klondike”, a co-production of Ukraine State Film Agency, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism General Directorate of Cinema and TRT 12 Punto, focuses on the story of a pregnant woman living on the Ukraine-Russia border who refuses to leave her home despite her village being surrounded by separatist groups. It also brings the downing of the passenger plane on 17 July 2014 in Ukraine to the big screen.
The Ukrainian-Turkish co-production “Klondike” made its world premiere in the main competition section of the online Sundance Film Festival on January 20-30, and won the “Best Director” award.