Thomas Arslan (born 16 July 1962) is a German-Turkish film director. He directed more than ten films since 1990.
Movies & TV shows
A father tries to rekindle his relationship with his son after years of absence and lack of communication. He takes him on a car ride across northern Norway, hoping it is not too late.
The summer of 1898 in Canada. A group of German settlers travel in covered wagons with their possessions in tow. The travellers left from the final railway station. Along with their leader, flamboyant...
In the Shadows
"In the Shadows" is grand. German writer-director Thomas Arslan keeps his audience interested in the increasingly desperate actions of Trojan, a thirtysomething career criminal whose latest job slowly...
A group of people are spending the summer together. There is a group of people who are very different from each other. The family's isolated holiday home is the site of a resurgence of smouldering con...
From Far Away
Aus der Ferne is a personal travelogue, a documentary about a trip through Turkey. Thomas Arslan, who filmed the journey himself, undertook the trip in May/June 2005. The route takes him through Istan...
A Fine Day
A day in the life of the 21 years old Deniz, who aims to become an actress and makes her living by dubbing movies. After she has split with her old boyfriend she gets to know Diego and spends the even...
Can and his girlfriend, Jale, live with their young daughter, Meral, in a tough Turkish neighbourhood of Berlin and barely have enough money to live together. Can is a small-time dealer and errand-boy...
Tigerstripe Baby Is Waiting for Tarzan
Frank was picked up by Luise and Theo on their way to Berlin. Frank wants to take Laura Luna to the future with him. Frank finds Laura and they become a couple, but Luise shows up and makes it a menag...
Geschwister – Kardeşler
Thomas Arslan's second feature film and part of his Berlin-trilogy is a slow-paced milieu study of German-Turkish youth in Berlin-Kreuzberg. The film depicts the every day life, domestic conflicts, dr...
Turn Down The Music
In Essen, four ordinary teenage Death Metal fanatics are looking for the best way to kill time. There are girls, cigarettes, drive-ins and petty larceny but nothing moves the needle.