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Mithat Esmer

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    Pelin Esmer Turkey, 2002

    From Pelin Esmer, one of the best directors of her generation, comes this eye-opening documentary about the collectionomania of her uncle, Mithat Esmer. While witnessing Mr. Esmer’s endeavor to stop time, we get to know one of the most polite, passionate, and smart people in the world.

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    Pelin Esmer Turkey, 2009

    Pelin Esmer’s uncle Mithat, who appears in her earlier documentary The Collector, is the subject (and star!) of the director’s first fiction film. This nuanced narrative looks at the destruction of culture and the depreciation of objects—from collection items to garbage—across several generations.

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