Gem Deger • Czech Republic • 2020 • An intoxicating blend of fantasy, violence, passion and control
Demir wakes up one day in an unfamiliar apartment with no memory. He scurries out only to be stopped by Andrew, who assures Demir that they're roommates. Settling into this new reality, Demir quietly longs for the handsome stranger, ignoring all the violent clues of how he got there.
A wildly colorful, dark-edged tale about a young man and the bizarre world he finds himself in, Playdurizm is an intoxicating blend of fantasy, passion and control. Gem Deger’s first film premiered at Seattle, where it won Best Director, Best Editor, and Best Thriller.