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In a continued effort to diversify my recent content, here’s another non-Scandinavian piece. Vérité Magazine‘s monthly Top 5 column is always a fun exercise and last month I had the opportunity to select my… 1,154 more words

L’Avventura: Finding the Main Character

Ending the summer watching Italian films one after another, I find it thrilling in L’Avventura (1960, screenplay by Michelangelo by Antonioni, Elio Bartolini, and Tonino Guerra), to hit the reset button more than once, and quite late in the story, about the writer’s first question: Who is the main character? 1,756 more words


A film by Nuri Bilge Ceylan 

Cast: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag

This film won for best foreign film for best picture and now know why. 349 more words


FILM NURI BILGE CEYLAN Once Upon a Time in Anatolia [2011]

Glowing wonder of an Anatolian epiphany

Nigel Andrews, FT, 15 March 2012

Came across this review looking for another film, In Darkness, by Agnieszka Holland which I saw on t.v. 70 more words

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winter sleep

Wow… What did I just watch last night ?

Nuri Bilge Ceylan‘s last movie, which granted him the Palme D’Or at this year’s Cannes film festival… 977 more words


Cannes-Winner 'Winter Sleep' to Represent Turkey at Oscars

HONG KONG – Turkey has selected Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s “Winter Sleep” as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Award race.

The film was the Palme d’Or winner at the Cannes film festival in May. 197 more words


Once Upon a Time in Anatolia|S M Maniruzzaman

If you haven’t watched it yet, you may think Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Once Upon a Time in Anatolia alludes to Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in West… 1,711 more words

Nuri Bilge Ceylan