Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Filmography

Recent Reviews

Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

A hushed stunner. Gratifyingly lengthy, intricate contemplation of multiple landscapes that are also multiple yet unified mindscapes re-enacted in close-up facescapes. The inevitably punning force in that last word may...


Climates

Losing love in the warm climate, approaching love in the snowy cold: that's the radical division in "Climates," country and city was in "Once upon a Time in Anatolia." Yes,...


Climates

A subtle and powerful work.


Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Long but very thought provoking film. I really like the way Ceylan directed this movie and weaved in and out the various internal conflicts each character was having and then...


Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

A quiet film in which absurdities are presented alongside death, heightening ironies, where women are shown to be wholly other, where tradition reigns in a somewhat modern culture. Truth is...