Near the Bosporus, Eyüp and Hacer live in a modest flat with their son Ismail, in his twenties, who’s doing poorly in his studies. Few words pass between them, and a past family tragedy brings sorrow daily. On a rainy night, Eyüp’s boss Servet, a wealthy businessman who’s entering politics, hits a pedestrian on a lonely road. He drives off and offers money to Eyüp if Eyüp will take the fall – probably a six-month sentence. Eyüp agrees, and while he’s in prison, Ismail wants his mother to ask Servet for enough money to buy a car. Servet, in turn, desires Hacer. How can this play out? –IMDb
Nuri Bilge Ceylan (born 26 January 1959 in Istanbul) is a Turkish photographer and film director. He is married to the filmmaker, photographer, and actress Ebru Ceylan, his co-star in İklimler.
Ceylan learned photography at age 15, and developed an interest in film at 22. After graduating from Boğaziçi University with a BSc degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, he went on with his studies on cinema for two years at Mimar Sinan University.
Ceylan’s first short film Koza (Cocoon) was screened in the Cannes Film Festival in 1995. He received many awards with his debut feature Kasaba (Small Town). His third feature Uzak (Distant) received many awards including the Grand Jury Prize and the Best Actor Prize at Cannes, and was praised internationally. His 2006 film Iklimler (Climates) won the FIPRESCI Movie Critics’ Award at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival and received international praise by critics and experts. The film won 5 awards at the 2006 Antalya Golden Orange… read more
He creates a very aesthetic universe, the characters enter into a line of several discourses that provoke and evoke so many things. great great film.
Striking visual compositions and natural, understated drama result in seamless absorption. Quietly powerful.
The word “masterpiece” is dropped pretty often this time around — but not lightly.
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A frase do cineasta turco Ceylan “In my films the landscapes connect the characters to a sense of something cosmic. I try to recapture those moments in life where you suddenly feel that connection… read review
Critically acclaimed Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan (“Distant” & “Climates”) cemented his previous success with this slow-burning neo-noir which won him the Best Director Award at the 61st… read review
Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has made his mark as one of contemporary cinema’s finest directors with films in which not very much happens. In Distant (Uzak), a despondent Istanbul photographer… read review