Born in Istanbul, Reha Erdem began his studies in History at Bogazici University in Istanbul. He graduated from Cinema Department of Paris 8 University. He obtained his M.A. in Plastic Arts at the same university. He shot his first feature-length film Oh Moon in 1989 as a French-Turkish co-production. He shot Run for Money (1999), Mommy (2004), I’m Scared (2004), Times and Winds (2006), My Only Sunshine (2008), a Turkish-Greek-Bulgarian co-production, and Kosmos (2009). His latest two films are Jîn (2012), Singing Women (2013), and Big Big World (2016), which is an APSA nominee for Best Youth Feature film. He also has short films and directed a theater play, Maids (Les Bonnes) by Jean Genet.

Accolades

Reha Erdem and Ömer Atay
Best Youth Feature Film, 2017

Big Big World (Koca Dünya)

Best Youth Feature Film, 2017

Big Big World (Koca Dünya)

Teenagers Ali and Zuhal grew up together in an orphanage with a bond as strong as siblings. When Ali moves out on account of his…

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Films

Big Big World
2017

Big Big World (Koca Dünya)

Turkey
2017

Big Big World (Koca Dünya)

Teenagers Ali and Zuhal grew up together in an orphanage with a bond as strong as siblings. When Ali moves out on account of his…

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