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Mario Rizzi
Murat i Ismail, 2005. (kadrovi iz videorada)
Murat ve Ismail, 2005 (Video still)


Born in 1962 in Barletta, Italy.
Lives and works in Turin.

www.rizziart.com
www.infocusgalerie.de

Murat ve Ismail, 2005 (Video still)
Courtesy Mario Rizzi and Istanbul Biennial

The film “Murat ve Ismail” grew out of Rizzi’s three-month residency in Istanbul. He considered different options for portraying life in the city and focused on a single family-run shoemaker’s shop in the neighbourhood of Beyoğlu. The film lasts 80 minutes and needs to be seen as a narrative from beginning to end. It has some of the appearances of a recording of reality, but its drama and emotional perception are almost too intimate to be true, pushing us to question where the border between fact and fiction is drawn.

As the nature of the relationship between the father (Ismail) and his son (Murat) gradually emerges, we are introduced to other characters that visit the shop and try in different ways to take advantage of their difficult economic situation. Rizzi’s interest in the subject came from his observation of the different value systems that Murat and Ismail represent and the way they could serve as a distillation of the general situation in Istanbul. Tied together by the love and loyalty of family and familiarity, they constantly clash, make up and clash again, in a recognisable cycle that is always endangered by threats to the continuation of the shop itself.

“Murat and Ismail” is filmed with great affection, depicting two lives caught up in the economic transformations ripping through Istanbul as we stand here. As with much of Rizzi’s previous work, the piece manages to be both sympathetic and direct, recording with amazing intimacy the hopes and fears of people who are generally subject to forces beyond their control.

Charles Esche

from: 9th International Istanbul Biennial, ed. Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Istanbul 2005, pp. 141-144

Rođen 1962. godine u Barleti, Italija.
Živi i radi u Torinu.

www.rizziart.com
www.infocusgalerie.de

Murat i Ismail, 2005. (kadrovi iz videorada)
Ljubaznošću Marija Ricija i Istanbulskog bijenala

Film Murat i Ismail je nastao kao rezultat Ricijevog tromesečnog boravka u Istanbulu. Razmatrao je različite opcije za portretisanje života u gradu i rešio da se skoncentriše na jednu porodičnu obućarsku radnju u četvrti Bejoglu. Film traje 80 minuta i treba ga gledati kao priču, od početka do kraja. Izgleda pomalo kao snimak stvarnog života, ali njegova dramatika i emocionalna percepcija su skoro suviše intimne da bi bile istinite, što nas navodi na pitanje gde se povlači granica između stvarnosti i mašte.

Dok se polako otkriva priroda odnosa između oca (Ismail) i njegovog sina (Murat), upoznajemo se sa ostalim likovima koji posećuju radnju i pokušavaju na razne načine da izvuku korist iz njihove teške finansijske situacije. Rici posmatra različite sisteme vrednosti koje predstavljaju Murat i Ismail i način na koji oni mogu da posluže kao slika opšte situacije u Istanbulu. Povezani ljubavlju i međusobnom lojalnošću, kao i lojalnošću prema porodici, oni neprestano upadaju u sukobe, mire se i ponovo sukobljavaju, i tako ukrug, uz stalnu pretnju po opstanak same radnje.

Film Murat i Ismail je snimljen sa mnogo ljubavi, opisuje dva života uhvaćena u ekonomske promene koje pred našim očima razaraju Istanbul. Kao i mnoga Ricijeva prethodna dela i ovo uspeva da bude saosećajno i otvoreno u isto vreme; sa neverovatnom intimnošću beleži nade i strahove ljudi kojima upravljaju sile izvan njihove kontrole.

Čarls Eše

Preuzeto iz: IX međunarodno istanbulsko bijenale, ed. Istanbulska fondacija za kulturu i umetnost, Istanbul 2005, str. 141-144.