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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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Cast

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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A film which works well as a serious document of human dignity.
6 August 2007 | by (Paris,France) – See all my reviews

This is a great film in which the depicted events need a lot of patience to be followed,understood and put in mind.Although the film has some historical background,a person with true human heart can easily follow this film contrary to the belief that some elements about history must be read before watching a film with historical context.Yesim Ustaoglu has shot her film through the eyes of a small boy who is growing in a Turkey under conflict.There are some wise old women too around him who also have a great screen presence.The humor of the film is very limited and comes in the form of the observations made by the young boy.The photography by the renowned Polish cinematographer Jacek Petrycki is stupendous and every effort has been made by him to capture the beauty of the rural landscape. Waiting for the clouds is also a film about the search for identity as history forces people to question what they have been,why they are, what are going to be ? All in all, a very good slow moving film worthy of being appreciated with family members.


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