Erdem and Sevil live in a small town with their two kids, Edip and Sevgi, until they are forced to move to Istanbul to look after Sevil’s mother who has become paralyzed. Ten years later, Edip is away at boarding school, disconnected from family life. Erdem still has the same dream: to become a successful writer…
Noticing that her daughter has suddenly become withdrawn and unhappy, Sevil begins to question some of what is going on at home, and discovers a secret behind closed doors. Erdem’s death in a traffic accident will reveal further secrets within the family. Each member of this small family is faced with truths that they will have to bear on their own for the rest of their lives. —Wikipedia
A director that I closely follow and the lead actors that will possibly shape Turkish cinema in the upcoming decades. However, cinema has somewhat been some sort of a magical world for me and the subject of this movie, even-though very real, is challenging the optimism of this world I built. Very hard to watch and I can't blame the child actress for being so dull in this very sensitive script.
Kötü yazılmış, kötü çekilmiş, dolayısıyla bağlanması da belli ki zor olmuş bir film. Birkaç ufak tefek meziyeti de bunu gözardı etmemize yetmiyor. Ele aldığı konunun sansasyonel niteliği ve Başarır-Fırat ikilisinin popülerliği gözleri boyamasın. Atlıkarınca, zayıf bir sinema eseri.
Collecting my favorite posters from this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam, one thing struck me: that I hadn’t actually managed