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1,553 Ratings



Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Turkey, 2002


A photographer who is haunted by the feeling that the gap between his ideals and his real life is growing finds himself obliged to put up in his apartment a young relative who has left behind his village looking for a job aboard a ship in Istanbul to go abroad.

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Distant Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2003 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

2004 | Winner: Foreign Cineaste of the Year

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2003 | Winner: FIPRESCI Film of the Year

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