Short Films in Competition

Kötü Kiz
Wicked Girl

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

S. is an 8-year-old Turkish girl with a very vivid imagination. She loves nature and animals. From her hospital bed, she looks back on happy times spent in her grandparents' village, but some dark and terrifying memories also emerge.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Kötü Kiz

    Directed by: Ayce KARTAL

    Ayce Kartal graduated in Animation from Anadolu University, in Eskişehir, Turkey, where he also received his MFA. He followed the Time Based Arts programme at UNSW, Australia before going to the NY Film Academy, graduating in filmmaking in 2009. In 2013, his short "Backward Run" was selected in numerous festivals and won over 50 prizes. In 2016, he made "Birdy Wouaf Wouaf", as part of CANAL+ "La Collection : dessine toujours !", created in tribute to "Charlie Hebdo".

    Country: France, Turkey

    Year of production: 2017

    Running time: 07 min 59 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: Drawing on paper

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Ayce KARTAL

    Production: LES VALSEURS, Damien MEGHERBI

    Distribution: LES VALSEURS, Damien MEGHERBI

    Artistic direction: Ayce Kartal

    Script: Ayce Kartal

    Animation: Ayce Kartal, Romain Vacher, Jeanne Irzenski, Vaïana Gauthier

    Music: Tarık Aslan

    Sound: Sébastien Marquilly

    Voice: Zeynep Naz Daldal