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Waiting for the Clouds (2003)

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Ayse/Eleni who is a member of a Greek family in Turkey is forced to immigrate from Trabzon to Mersin in her early ages. However, the events that happen cause her to face her own past.

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Credited cast:
Rüçhan Çaliskur ...
Ayse / Eleni
Ridvan Yagci ...
Mehmet
Dimitris Kaberidis ...
Tanassis
Ismail Baysan ...
Chengiz
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Oktar Durukan ...
Muharrem
Feride Karaman ...
Feride
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Selma
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Ayse/Eleni who is a member of a Greek family in Turkey is forced to immigrate from Trabzon to Mersin in her early ages. However, the events that happen cause her to face her own past.

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7 January 2005 (Turkey)  »

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En attendant les nuages  »

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€2,000,000 (estimated)
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A film which deserves wider recognition
12 December 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Yesim Ustaoglu manages to tell a sad story of past history where people are forced to loose their identities. Eleni which has lived her whole life with the name of Ayse, with an older lady who took care of her when she is left behind during a mass immigration, gets back in touch with her real identity, her real language. Her silence, cries out her loss of identity. The story is beautifully told through the eyes of a child, with beautiful pictures and landscape. The misty mountains accompany the misty pictures of the past. Yesim Ustaoglu is a very strong director who chooses good actors and gets good results. She deserves better recognition, which, I believe, will come through the years.


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