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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
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Isa
Nazan Kesal ...
Serap (as Nazan Kirilmis)
Mehmet Eryilmaz ...
Mehmet
Arif Asçi ...
Arif
Can Ozbatur ...
Guven
Ufuk Bayraktar ...
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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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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$9,665 (USA) (27 October 2006)

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$119,958 (USA) (25 May 2007)
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13 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw climates yesterday at the NY film festival.

Nuri Bilge Ceylan is a director who uses himself or his relatives to act in his own movies. In Climates he(Nuri Bilge Ceylan) and his real life wife (Ebru Ceylan) are the main characters and his mother and father are his real life parents as well. In his role, he is a professor at a university and his wife is in visual arts. During their trip in Kas which is a very hot place located in southern Turkey these two fall out and their conversations almost come to an end in this hot climate.This not sharing much leads up to the husband asking for their separation.As they got back the regret the husband feels takes him to find his wife with a crew she was working with in the beautiful but very cold and snowy city of Agri located in Eastern Turkey.The climate changes and so does their minds..

This movie is more of analyzing the relationships between people. His success comes from how he could reflect the depth of his characters and their emotions and minds with very little conversation.Nuri Bilge Ceylan's style is based on a strong plot. He focuses more on human relations with very little happening around them but more importantly what is happening inside of them and between them. I enjoyed every second of the movie with curiosity.I recommend this movie highly.


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