2014 istanbul film festival

İstanbul film festivali
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Norte, the End of History (2013)
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An embittered law student commits a brutal double murder; a family man takes the fall and is forced into a harsh prison sentence; a mother and her two children wander the countryside looking for some kind of redemption. (250 mins.)
Director: Lav Diaz
 
2.
Stray Dogs (2013)
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An alcoholic man and his two young children barely survive in Taipei. They cross path with a lonely grocery clerk who might help them make a better life. (138 mins.)
Director: Tsai Ming Liang
 
3.
Journey to the West (2014)
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Tsai Ming-liang returns with this latest entry in his Walker series, in which his monk acquires an unexpected acolyte in the form of Denis Lavant as he makes his way through the streets of a sun-dappled Marseille. (56 mins.)
Director: Ming-liang Tsai
 
4.
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
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The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. (99 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
 
5.
Philomena (2013)
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A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
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The Invisible Woman (2013)
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At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death. (111 mins.)
Director: Ralph Fiennes
 
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Grazing the Sky (2013 Documentary)
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An intimate look at the lives of modern circus performers in and out of Cirque Du Soleil. The film follows... (87 mins.)
Director: Horacio Alcala
 
8.
Master of the Universe (2013 Documentary)
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A former banker in Germany, who entered the business with the advent of modern computer systems reminisces of his working years in some of the world-leading banking corporations. (88 mins.)
Director: Marc Bauder
 
9.
Amazonia (2013)
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After a plane crash, Saï, a capuchin monkey born and raised in captivity, finds himself alone and lost in the wilderness of the Amazon jungle. (83 mins.)
 
10.
The Zero Theorem (2013)
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A hugely talented but socially isolated computer operator is tasked by Management to prove the Zero Theorem: that the universe ends as nothing, rendering life meaningless. But meaning is what he already craves. (107 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
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Diplomacy (2014)
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A historical drama that depicts the relationship between Dietrich von Choltitz, the German military governor of occupied Paris, and Swedish consul-general Raoul Nordling. (84 mins.)
 
12.
Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)
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The depiction of the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Poland's Solidarity movement, Lech Walesa, as events in the 1970s lead to a peaceful revolution. (127 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
13.
The Master (2012)
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A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
 
14.
Cazibe Hanim'in gündüz düsleri (1992)
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Cazibe (Hale Soygazi) is a woman in her late thirties, who has never got married or had a relationship with a man in her life... (105 mins.)
Director: Irfan Tözüm
 
15.
Big Bad Wolves (2013)
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A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge... (110 mins.)
 
16.
The Reunion (2013)
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A famous artist isn't invited to her class reunion. She makes a film about what could've happened if she had gone there and confronted her bullies, and later shows that film to her former classmates. (90 mins.)
Director: Anna Odell
 
17.
Me, Myself and Mum (2013)
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Mrs. Gallienne, a rather temperamental upper middle-class lady, has three children, two of whom she... (85 mins.)
 
18.
Metalhead (2013)
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A girl is caught between the life that took her brother and her own inability to strike out on her own. In her grief, she finds solace in the dark music of Black Metal and dreams of becoming a rock star. (97 mins.)
Director: Ragnar Bragason
 
19.
We Come as Friends (2014 Documentary)
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As war-ravaged South Sudan claims independence from North Sudan and its brutal President, Omar al-Bashir... (110 mins.)
Director: Hubert Sauper
 
20.
Seduced and Abandoned (2013 Documentary)
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An exploration of several interconnected subjects: The Cannes Film Festival, cinema art, money, glamor and death. (98 mins.)
Director: James Toback
 
21.
We Are the Best! (2013)
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Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band -- despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead. (102 mins.)
Director: Lukas Moodysson
 
22.
On Board (1998)
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The sailors who were duped by woman sellers, want to steal their capitals to retaliate from them. There are four men and one woman in a ruined boat... (102 mins.)
Director: Serdar Akar
 
23.
Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997)
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Francesco and Marta are husband and wife running a small design company in Rome. When Francesco's long forgotten Aunt Anita dies in Istanbul... (94 mins.)
Director: Ferzan Ozpetek
 
24.
Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013 Documentary)
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Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now. (91 mins.)
Director: Morgan Neville
 
25.
Twenty Days Without War (1977)
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During the 20-day leave, war correspondent Lopatin travels by train to the distant city of Tashkent. It's very far from the front but the war seems to be present in people's minds even there. (101 mins.)
Director: Aleksey German
 
26.
Chinese Puzzle (2013)
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A 40-year-old father's life is complicated when the mother of his two children moves to New York. Since he can't bear them growing up far away from him, he decides to move there as well. (117 mins.)
 
27.
Tracks (2013)
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A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog. (112 mins.)
Director: John Curran