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3.5
39 Ratings

Shadows and Faces

Gölgeler ve Suretler

Directed by Derviş Zaim
Turkey, 2010
Drama

Synopsis

A drama film about a young girl who is separated from her father, a Karagöz shadow play master, during the beginning of the conflict between Turks and Greeks in Cyprus in 1963, which won the Turkish Film Critics Association Award at the 47th Antalya “Golden Orange” International Film Festival.

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Shadows and Faces Directed by Derviş Zaim

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  • Haticehat's rating of the film Shadows and Faces

    This is a worthy attempt to tell the story of the origins of the Cyprus conflict in the 1960s, largely avoiding the big political debates of the time (the graffiti says it all...) and focusing on the real human experience in the microcosm of one village. Valuable viewing for anyone interested in Cyprus or 'contested lands' and a remarkable achievement using cast and crew from across the divide