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Climates (2006)

Iklimler (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 20 October 2006 (Turkey)
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A dowdy university instructor Isa is an inattentive husband to his younger, TV-business wife Bahar. Self-absorbed and selfish, Isa only communicates in the most rudimentary way, while she, similarly, detaches into crying jags and juvenile behavior.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Ebru Ceylan ...
Bahar
...
Isa
Nazan Kesal ...
Serap (as Nazan Kirilmis)
...
Mehmet
Arif Asçi ...
Arif
Can Ozbatur ...
Guven
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Taxi Driver
Fatma Ceylan ...
Isa's Mother
Emin Ceylan ...
Isa's Father
Semra Yilmaz ...
Semra
Ceren Olcay ...
TV Series Actress
Abdullah Demirkubuz ...
TV Series Actor
Feridun Koc ...
TV Series Director
Zafer Saka ...
TV Series Crew Member
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Storyline

A dowdy university instructor Isa is an inattentive husband to his younger, TV-business wife Bahar. Self-absorbed and selfish, Isa only communicates in the most rudimentary way, while she, similarly, detaches into crying jags and juvenile behavior.

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Also Known As:

The Climate  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$9,665 (USA) (27 October 2006)

Gross:

$119,958 (USA) (25 May 2007)
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Trivia

Ebru Ceylan is Nuri Bilge's wife. See more »

Connections

Referenced in To Each His Own Cinema (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Sonata in F minor, K. 466
Composed by Domenico Scarlatti
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I'll largely remember Climates as the movie, it looks absolutely flat-out stunning
10 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ceylan's previous feature, Distant, won the Grand Prix at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival; its glowing reception cemented his status as a major contemporary auteur. In Climates, Ceylan takes us to stunning locations all across Turkey in what may be his most personal film to date - in addition to directing and starring, he also wrote and edited. Filmed with his signature contemplative style, it is a highly subdued, deliberately-paced work that conveys more through silence than through exposition. The cinematography by Gökhan Tiryaki achieves a new high for high-definition video with its refined, poetic images, while Ceylan's precise, beautiful compositions give the film a characteristically elegiac tone. This achingly poignant film subtly captures the emotional tremors that ripple through a fallow relationship.


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