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Iklimler (2006)

Unrated | | Drama | 20 October 2006 (Turkey)
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
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Taxi Driver
Fatma Ceylan ...
Isa's Mother
Emin Ceylan ...
Isa's Father
Semra Yilmaz ...
Semra
Ceren Olcay ...
TV Series Actress
Apo Demirkubuz ...
TV Series Actor (as Abdullah Demirkubuz)
Feridun Koc ...
TV Series Director
Zafer Saka ...
TV Series Crew Member
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In Turkey, the middle-age University Professor Isa and his younger wife Bahar, who works in television, are spending summer vacation in Kas. After a couple of days, Isa decides to separate from Bahar since they do not communicate with each other. Bahar returns to Istanbul alone and then she travels to the countryside to work in a new project. Meanwhile Isa meets his former lover Serap with his friend Guven and later he rapes her in her house. Then he travels to meet Bahar and propose her to move in together again. What will be her decision? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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

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$119,958 (USA) (25 May 2007)
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Ebru Ceylan is Nuri Bilge's wife. See more »

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Referenced in World Cinema (2007) See more »

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Piano Sonata in F minor, K. 466
Composed by Domenico Scarlatti
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Overrated and Boring
24 October 2016 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Turkey, the middle-age University Professor Isa (Nuri Bilge Ceylan) and his younger wife Bahar (Ebru Ceylan), who works in television, are spending summer vacation in Kas. After a couple of days, Isa decides to separate from Bahar since they do not communicate with each other. Bahar returns to Istanbul alone and then she travels to the countryside to work in a new project. Meanwhile Isa meets his former lover Serap (Nazan Kirilmis) with his friend Guven (Can Ozbatur) and later he rapes her in her house. Then he travels to meet Bahar and propose her to move in together again. What will be her decision?

"Iklimler", a.k.a. "Climates", is a boring and overrated Franco Turkish romance. The pace is too slow and the lead couple shows no chemistry and charisma. However the cinematography and landscapes are stunning. Despite the hype, this film is annoying and pointless. My vote is four.

Title (Brazil): "Climas" ("Climates")


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