CLEATS (Krampon)

  • Director

    Abdullah Sahin

  • Country, Year, Length

    Turkey, 2019, 10 min

  • Category

    Short Narrative

  • Format


  • Festival Year


Cast: Ahmet Akdoğan, Ahmet Yıldırım, Emirhan Furuncuoğlu
Crew: Producers: Abdullah Şahin – Screenwriters: Abdullah Sahin, Eda Sahin, Eyüp Sahin –

Ilyas and Ahmet are two close friends. Emir, Syrian refugee completes the gang. Ilyas wants to make the tryouts for a local football team and saves money to buy new cleats. Emir shares his ideal. After seeing his father pays the debts of Emir’s family at the grocery store, Ilyas gives his new cleats as a gift to Emir in order to join to the tryouts. However, his own cleats tear up just after. The shoemaker gives him a bigger cleats temporarily. The tryouts morning one of Ilyas’ cleats drops to the river. When Ilyas and Ahmet try to take it out, Emir surprises them with what he’s done.

Abdullah Sahin was born in Istanbul in 1987 and graduated from Istanbul Sehir University’s Cinema and Television department. He is doing his master degree in the same field.

Filmmaker’s Note
“When a pair of cleats represents true friendship”