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Climates (2006)

Before Ceylan ascended to God-like status with Once Upon a Time in Anatolia and Winter Sleep (in my opinion at least) he was a filmmaker with a relatively small canvas. 421 more words


Winter Sleep (2014)

An ambitious and novelistic investigation of the human psyche, Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Palme d’Or winning epic Winter Sleep is a film I’ve thought about every day since seeing it six days ago. 295 more words


Uzak (2002)

Turkey 110m, Colour
Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan; Cast: Muzaffer Özdemir, Emin Toprak, Zuhal Gencer, Nazan Kirilmis, Feridun Koc, Fatma Ceylan

Uzak is a contemplative drama about Yusuf, an unemployed factory worker who travels to Istanbul seeking work and a new life. 52 more words


Doha Film Institute's Qumra Event Wraps Reaffirming Its Key Role As Arab Cinema Incubator

The Doha Film Institute’s innovative Qumra workshop wrapped its second edition March 9 reaffirming its role as formidable facilitator for new voices in Arab cinema and beyond thanks to a format that’s getting great word of mouth, has attracted a larger North American presence this year, and looks set to build on its success going forward. 596 more words


Introducing Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Nuri Bilge Ceylan is a Turkish photographer, screenwriter, actor, and film director.  If you haven’t seen any of his films I can highly recommend “Uzak” and “Once upon a time in Anatolia”. 53 more words


Alexander Sokurov And Nuri Bilge Ceylan Join The Doha Film Institute's Qumra Event As Masters

Revered Russian auteur Alexander Sokurov (“Francofonia”) (pictured) and Turkey’s pluriprized Nuri Bilge Ceylan (“Winter Sleep”) have joined Japan’s Naomi Kawase and Argentina’s Lucrecia Martel as masters of the Doha Film Institute’s innovative Qumra event which blends creative workshop and festival elements. 206 more words


Five For Friday: Ten Years In Turkish Cinema.

/photo: Winter Sleep snapshot/

If I write that Turkish cinema is on the rise, that it is original and compelling, often beautiful and poetic – I wouldn’t be saying anything new. 1,694 more words

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