ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA
BIR ZAMANLAR ANADOLU'DA
2012, The Cinema Guild, 157 min, Turkey, Dir: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

From the pre-eminent Turkish director of somber human dramas comes an unlikely road movie. Police are conducting an investigation across Anatolia’s haunted landscape to find the remains of a murder victim. The main suspect has confessed and is cooperating, but he was too intoxicated at the time of the killing to remember the location of the body. As the search draws on, tensions escalate, and individual stories slowly emerge from the weary small talk of the men. At once epic and intimate, Ceylan’s latest explores the twisted web of truth, and the occasional kindness of lies.


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