"Ice Cream I Scream" named as Turkey's Oscar nominee
"Ice Cream I Scream", the debut film of director Yüksel Aksu which has been screened in the Golden Orange Film Festival program, has been chosen to represent Turkey among the Oscar nominee entries in the Academy Awards of 2007. One of the highlighted titles of the Golden Orange festival, "Ice Cream I Scream" has gathered considerable attention and praise in its screenings across Turkey. The film's screening in Golden Orange was enhanced by a performance by Baba Zula, the film's soundtrack composers. "Ice Cream, I Scream" is famous for its cast comprising of, except the head actor Turan Özdemir, amateurs chosen from the Muğla folk.
This year's Academy Awards will be given in February 25, 2007. The nominee films are expected to be announced in January 23.