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27 Ratings


Turkey, France, 2018


Sibel, who became dumb during childhood, is only able to communicate by whistling. She lives with her father, and the villagers consider her disabled. To make up for her loneliness, Sibel kills herself doing field work. One day she meets a deserter from the Turkish army hiding in the forest.

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Critics reviews

Clearly made with ambitions of saying many politically pointed things in a country run by a ruthlessly retrograde and patriarchal regime, Sibel deflates before it’s over, in one of the year’s weakest and least consequential denouements.
September 02, 2018
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What are people saying?

  • Michael H. CLAES's rating of the film Sibel

    What will find this Little Red Riding Hood looking for the wolf in the mountain? Without having the strength of Iranian cinema, this Turkish film has the charm of the revolver eyes of our heroine. == Que va trouver ce Petit Chaperon Rouge qui va chercher le loup dans la montagne? Sans avoir la force du cinema iranien, ce film a le charme des yeux revolver de notre héroine (& le défaut d'1 scenario cousu de fil blanc)

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