Sükran who works at pay box of Haydarpasa is around 40 ages. She has a son whose name is Veysel. He works in a factory. She suffered from her husband's political actions, so she wants to ...
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Nihal G. Koldas
A strange man with otherworldly talents becomes both a friend and a pariah in a small Turkish town in this drama from writer and director Reha Erdem. Yahya is nearly in a panic when his ... See full summary »
When some people from the other side of the mountain invade the territory of a farming family, the family head tries to unite the family and fight back. But then problems within the family start to appear as well.
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Sükran who works at pay box of Haydarpasa is around 40 ages. She has a son whose name is Veysel. He works in a factory. She suffered from her husband's political actions, so she wants to keep away Veysel from political actions. Veysel get lost. She tried to find him but she did not. She called upon the competent authorities to find him but she was refused. Written by
I began watching this movie expecting a somewhat dry movie about missing persons in Turkey's troubled recent political past.
Instead, I was pleasantly surprised by an imaginative script (thoughtful nods to Antonioni's Passenger); very good acting (ever wonderful Zuhal Olcay and nuanced acting from a wide supporting cast); documentary interviews effortlessly inserted into the story line (e.g. the heart-wrenching testimonial of the mother from Genc about her missing son); beautiful location shots(atmospheric Mardin streets and sites).
Except for some minor problems (sound in a few scenes) and somewhat ill-fitting voice-over (luckily in just a few scenes) this is a little gem of a movie!
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