We’d like to call this a little Turkish Delight. THE BREATH HOLDER, which will be playing during November’s Strasburg Film Festival, gives viewers a funny, strange and delightful treat.

When Güray holds his breath, he realizes the true intentions of the person who is speaking and the facts behind the words.

This talent, which he later possesses, radically changes his viewpoint about his family, his business and even his point of view of life.

Director Biography – Emin Murat Kılıç

He was born in 1987 in Bursa, Turkey.

Since the earliest years of university where he studied mechanical engineering, he directed and edited many low-budget promotional films, documentaries, and music videos. The next 2 years after school, he worked as an editor in TV reality show programs.

Emin Murat Kılıç, who works as a freelance director at the moment, is married and has a baby.


You can purchase passes now at Strasburgfilm.com or you can wait till the schedule is released, which will be in early September and then you can determine if you’d want to enjoy the best of over 5,500 submitted films. Prices will range:
– $30 for the full three days
– $10 dollars for one day
– $4 for one session

It’s best that you follow us on one of our social media channels so you don’t miss as we feature a new film each day leading up to the festival, which is November 9-11.