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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
...
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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1.85 : 1
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Ebru Ceylan is Nuri Bilge's wife. See more »


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Für Elise
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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A great film - wonderful mood and character study
26 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film, beautiful to see, was a wonderful character study. Slow, but that was part of the charm. Perhaps Bergman inspired some of it. But this was better than Bergman as far as I was concerned. I think it dealt with changing gender relations in current modernizing Turkey as well-- in ways that were not at all simplistic. The metaphor of the seasons behind the narrative is compelling, but does not dominate. The women's characters were well drawn. In some ways, the woman we expect to be the most independent is not completely so. The woman who does achieve independence is remarkably feminine at the same time. So good, I had to see it again. It didn't lose anything at all on second viewing.


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