so brilliant! such tension! Great study of human weakness and strength
Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Once Upon a Time in AnatoliaIn the dead of night, a group of men (among them, a police commissioner, a prosecutor, a doctor and a murder suspect) drive through the Anatolian countryside, the serpentine roads and rolling hills lit only by the headlights of their cars. They are searching for a corpse, the...Watch Movie
Three MonkeysAfter his critically acclaimed mood pieces DISTANT and CLIMATES, Turkey’s leading filmmaker moves in a more plot-driven direction while retaining his mastery of ambience, nuance and astonishing cinematography. Winner of the Best Director prize at Cannes, THREE MONKEYS tells a twisty, noirish tale...Watch Movie
ClimatesWinner of the prestigious Fipresci Award at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, CLIMATES is internationally acclaimed writer-director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s sublime follow-up to his Cannes multi-award winner DISTANT. Beautifully drawn and meticulously observed, the film vividly recalls the cinema of...Watch Movie
Great pacing and acting not dependent on dialogue. First rate lighting and camera. This movie proves less is more!
This is a wonderful film, men going about their sad lives and tasks and revealing themselves obliquely.
I really wanted to like this but it kept losing me. It dances on the cusp of being a really good film but misses the mark.