The One Note Man is a fragment of the life of a musician that plays at the very end of the symphonic orchestra. Under-appreciated unnoticed, this percussionist often has only one note to play with his cymbals. With his brief one-note performance, he has only one chance to catch the attention of a woman among the audience he falls in love with.
Along with being responsible for the soundtrack, BRRSO musicians have appeared as actors in the movie. Directed by Dağhan Celayir, the short movie stars Şehsuvar Aktaş, Sanem Öge famous conductor Naci Özgüç.
The shooting of the movie took place between 14-18 December, 2008 at Bursa. The pre-production stage of the 14 minute long short movie lasted 3 years. More than 120 actors along with the 52 musicians of the BRRSO were used as cast. With a production budget of 89.000 TRY, this movie is the highest budget short movie in the history of Turkish cinema.
The movie was ed to be screened at the Los Angeles International Short Movie Festival among 3200 participants making it the first Turkish movie to go on to the finals. The movie was screened along with other movies directed by Scarlett Johansson, Demi Moore Courteney Cox movies with stars such as Kevin Bacon, Lena Headey, Elizabeth Perkins, Isabella Rossellini, Nick Cave, Michael Stipe (R.E.M).
The One Note Man was granted awards at the 53rd Valladolid Movie Festival, Toulouse Movie Festival, Tofifest International Movie Festival the 20th Istanbul Short Movie Festival. The movie participated in 38 international movie contests came in 1st place in many of them. The movie has been awarded “Best Movie” at the 32nd Cine Elche International Movie Festival in Spain. With a history of 32 years, Cine Elche is one of Spain’s oldest movie festivals for the first time in it's history this award has been given to a country other than Spain.