Journey of No Return
Journey of No Return

Journey of No Return

Director Guçlu Yaman

Production year 2010

Length 25min.

Country Germany/Turkey


Based on the true story of a Sudanese refugee, Aamir Ageeb. He wanted to report the theft of his jacket to the police, but at the police station everything goes completely in a different direction from what he had imagined. His journey has already begun.


Best Short Film | Milan IFF, Italy, 2011

Best Short Film | Soria IFF, Spain, 2011

Best Director | Shqip Intl. Short FFi, Peja, Kosovo, 2011

Jury Special Award | Golden Orange IFF, Antalya, Turkey, 2011

German Human Rights Film Award | Nürnberg, Germany, 2011

Best Fiction Film | Akbank Short FF, Istanbul, Turkey, 2011

Best Short Film - Che Revolution Post Award | Cinemigrante FF, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2011

Best Short Film, Best Screenplay | Sinepark Short FF, Istanbul, Turkey, 2011

Jury Special Mention | Dhaka FF, Bangladesh, 2011

Jury Special Award | Mediterranean Short Film Competition, Golden Boll FF, Adana, Turkey, 2011

Silver Aleph for Best Middle-Eastern Short Film | Beirut IFF, Lebanon, 2011

Best Human Rights Short Film | Minghella FF, Isle of Wight, UK, 2011

Best Second Film | Jan Machulski IFF, Warsaw, Poland, 2011

Jury Special Mention | Overlook FF, Italy, 2011

Best Short Film, Audience Award | Boston Turkish Festival, USA, 2012


Guçlu Yaman
Guçlu Yaman



Güclü Yaman


Güclü Yaman

Director of Photography

Susanne Dzeik, Ben Mergelsberg


Ayşe Gülsüm Özel


Güclü Yaman


Aljoscha Zinflou, Christian Wewerka, Ali Bulgan, Marcel Miller, Michel Keller, Yüksel Yolcu, Jean- Theo Jost, Christian Kahrmann

Production company(ies)

Prometheus Film

Guçlu Yaman

Born 1970, Istanbul, Turkey. Guclu Yaman studied Computer Media Science in Frankfurt . He began his career as a director and scriptwriter for the short film The Test (2007), which won a lot of prizes at FFs in Germany.


The Test (2007), Journey of No Return - Last Stop Frankfurt Airport (2010).

FILMS 2012