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32 Ratings

White as Snow

Kar Beyaz

Directed by Selim Güneş
Turkey, 2010


A Turkish drama film based on a short story by Sabahattin Ali telling the story of a 9-year-old boy whı must care for his younger siblings by selling hot drinks to weary winter travelers, which was selected for the 46th Chicago International Film Festival.

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White as Snow Directed by Selim Güneş

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  • OFF_FRAME's rating of the film White as Snow

    Stunning, poetic, visually arresting and I still have no idea what it was all about below the surface...time to research turkey circa 1970. Set in the black sea region in the mountains where life is basic and a constant struggle. The sumptuous cinematography really works for this where others may have gone down a grungier route. The film is almost like a long poem, especially only clocking in at 77mins 4 stars