Future Lasts Forever
Future Lasts Forever

Future Lasts Forever

Director Özcan Alper

Production year 2011

Length 108min.

Country Turkey


Sumru works on her master thesis on gathering a collection of Anatolian elegies and their stories, sets off for the southeast of the country for a few months. During her stay in Diyarbakir, she finds herself having to confront an agony from her own past in the middle of the ongoing “unnamed war.”


Best Actor, Best Music, Best Cinematography | Golden Boll IFF, Adana, Turkey, 2011

Best Film | Turkish Film Critics Association Awards, Turkey, 2011

Best Film | Malatia IFF, Turkey, 2011

Best Director, Best Film, Best Music | Festival on Wheels, Ankara, Turkey, 2011

FIPRESCI Award | Kerala IFF, India, 2011

Special Mention | Festival International de Cinema de Asia de Vesoul, France, 2012


Özcan Alper
Özcan Alper



Soner Alper, Ersin Çelik


Özcan Alper

Director of Photography

Feza Çaldıran

Production designer

Tolunay Türköz

Music by

Mustafa Biber


Mohammed Mokhtary


Ayhan Ergürsel, Thomas Balkenhol, Özcan Alper, Umut Sakallıoğlu


Gaye Gürsel, Durukan Ordu, Sarkis Seropyan, Erdal Kırık

Production company(ies)

Nar Film

Özcan Alper

Born 1975, Hopa, Artvin, Turkey) Turkish director and screenwriter of Armenian descent. He studied Physics and History of Science at Istanbul University. He participated in cinema workshops in Mesopotamia Culture Center and Nazım Culture House between 1996-2000. Since 1997 he has been working as assistant director and production manager on a variety of productions. He directed short fiction and documentaries. His feature debut, Autumn, won awards at Locarno, Tbilisi, Sofia, Ankara IFF, as well Jury Special Prize and FIPRESCI Prize at Yerevan Golden Apricot IFF.


Momi (2001), Voyage in the Time with a Scientist (2004), Rhapsody and Melancholy in Tokai City (2005), Autumn (2008), Future Lasts Forever (2011).

FILMS 2012