SAADET AKSOY is a Turkish born actress, who made her debut nationally and internationally with EGG, directed by Semih Kaplanoglu, which premiered in 2007 at Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival, bringing her many acting awards at internationally acclaimed film festivals, such as Sarajevo Film Festival and Valdivia International Film Festival.
With IZTOCHNI PIESI/EASTERN PLAYS, directed by Kamen Kalev – which also premiered at Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival in 2009, and BASKA DILDE ASK/LOVE IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE, directed by Baska Dilde Ask – which brought her a number of national awards, she continued gaining more attention both in her home country, and on the international festival circuit. After taking parts in American productions, A BEAUTIFUL LIFE by Alejandro Chomski, THE REBOUND, directed by Bart Freundlich and TWICE BORN, directed by Sergio Castellitto alongside Penelope Cruz and Emile Hirsch, she received even more international attention.
Recently Saadet finished the shooting for the Marco Pontecorvo-directed Italian series RAGION DI STATO.
Saadet is native Turkish speaker, who is also fluent in English, Italian & French.
TWICE BORN, directed by Sergio Castellitto (trailer)
EASTERN PLAYS, directed by Kamen Kalev. (extract)
LOVE IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE, directed by Baska Dilde Ask. (trailer)