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Waiting for the Clouds (2003)
"Bulutlari beklerken" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  7 January 2005 (Turkey)
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exquisitely shot
17 February 2006 | by (Istanbul) – See all my reviews

Exquisitely shot and carefully crafted in terms of the handling of its subject matter, Waiting for Clouds is one of the most significant features that came out from Turkish cinema in the recent years. The film tells the story of a woman's going back to her roots through loss and memory. Her reflective process appears as an urge to rediscover herself in the little town of mountainous Black Sea where she has settled for a long time. Ustaoglu's character stands out with the nuanced and absorbed performance of Ruchan Caliskur. The subtle balance between the elaborate discussion of identity in Turkish historical context is accompanied by beautiful cinematography and construction of geography/space. The director, Yesim Ustaoglu, has apparently matured her directorial style in relation to her previous two feature films, and stands out to be the foremost significant woman filmmaker in contemporary Turkish cinema.


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