9mins / HD / 2010 / UK& Turkey

Director Can Evrenol’s ominous work has asserted him as the king of uncomfortable viewing … it’s an absolute mindfuck, but one executed with the horror-full gusto...
     - littlewhitelies.co.uk

Nine minutes of concentrated taboo-breaching ensue. Amateur FX are surmounted by sheer testicular fearlessness. Extreme and disturbing.


Fantasticfest, Austin, 2010
Sitges Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya, 2010
Film4 Frightfest, London, 2010
Court Metrange, Festival international du Court-Metrage Insolite & Fantastique, Rennes, 2010
Saint Maxime International, 2010
Screamin Athens Horror Film Festival, 2010
Celluloid Screams, Sheffield Horror Film Festival, 2010
London Short Film Festival, 2011
Worldwide Short Film Festival, Toronto, 2011
Fantaspoa, Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantastico de Porto Alegre, 2011
St. Louis International Film Festival, 2011
Motel X, Lisbon, 2011
Fantasturka, Ankara, 2011
Lund International Fantastic Film Festival, Sweden, 2011
Razor Reel Fantastic Film Festival, Brugge, 2011
Weekend of Horror, Bavaria, Germany, 2011
Izmir International Short Film Festival, 2011
Ankara International Film Festival, 2011


The Best Short Film of The Year
Boston Underground Film Festival, 2011

The Best Lovecraftian Short Film
A Night of Horror, Sydney, Australia, 2011

The Most Disturbing Short Film
HP Lovecraft Festival 2010, Portland

1st Place
Manisa Altın Üzüm 2010

The Best Short Film of The Year
Korkusitesi Korku Ödülleri 2010


Behind the scenes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOmKqaHgic0
More behind the scenes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ito5cebX7g
On stage Frightfest (London) 2010: http://vimeo.com/14671812
On stage Fantasticfest (Austin) 2010 : http://vimeo.com/15687703
On stage HP Lovecraft Film festival (Portland) 2010: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9sDteMnBJw
Q& A at London premiere at BFI (British Film Institute): http://vimeo.com/14763068
İstanbul galası: http://www.otekisinema.com/to-my-mother-and-father-gala-gecesi/
Gala sonrası Reset röportajı: http://resetmagazine.net/resetsayi56/sinema/Can-Evrenol-Roportaji.html
Fantasticfest 2010 Notları: http://www.otekisinema.com/can-evrenol%E2%80%99dan-fantasticfest-2010/
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/To-My-Mother-and-Father/103666996373325



Written and directed by

Produced by

Executive Producer

Director of Photography

Production & Costume Design

Original Music

Mask & Creature FX


The Beyond Scene


Sound Design and Mix

Additional Sound Mix

End Theme and Poster Design


Marcus Webb, Anna Malmkjaer, Jacob Farmer

Can Evrenol

James Pearcey & Russel Would

Mete Evrenol

Stephen Murphy

Sara Sensoy

Semih Tareen

Joe Slatter

Gwyn Evans

Dominic Hailstone

Can Evrenol

Christian Curtis

Dominic Moriarty

Mete Yafet

Pete Carrier