My Istanbul Film Festival Selections

by thebalkabaa | created - 08 Mar 2012 | updated - 22 Apr 2014 | Public

The list includes the films I watched in Istanbul Film Festival organized by IKSV (Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts) every April. It starts with the films from the first IFF I attended, the 25th Istanbul Film Festival in 2006 and will be updated yearly. For more information on Istanbul Film Festival visit http://film.iksv.org/en

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1. Joyeux Noel (2005)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, History, Music

70 Metascore

In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life.

Director: Christian Carion | Stars: Diane Kruger, Benno Fürmann, Guillaume Canet, Natalie Dessay

Votes: 25,990 | Gross: $1.05M

25th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Opening Film Date: 01 Apr 2006 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 9/10

2. Bab'Aziz: The Prince That Contemplated His Soul (2005)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

The story of a blind dervish Bab'Aziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar, together they wander the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years.

Director: Nacer Khemir | Stars: Parviz Shahinkhou, Maryam Hamid, Golshifteh Farahani, Mohamed Grayaâ

Votes: 2,835

25th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 09 Apr 2006 Venue: Beyoğlu Sineması My Rating: 1/10

3. Breakfast on Pluto (2005)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

59 Metascore

In the 1970s, a young trans woman, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving her Irish town for London, in part to look for her mother and in part because her gender identity is beyond the town's understanding.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Morgan Jones, Eva Birthistle, Liam Neeson

Votes: 19,959 | Gross: $0.83M

25th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 09 Apr 2006 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 5/10

4. The King (2005)

R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

58 Metascore

A troubled man, recently discharged from the Navy, goes to Corpus Christi, Texas, in search of the father he's never met.

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Gael García Bernal, William Hurt, Laura Harring, Derek Alvarado

Votes: 6,988 | Gross: $0.28M

25th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Akbank Galas Date: 14 Apr 2006 Venue: Rexx Sineması My Rating: 9/10

5. Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

71 Metascore

Laura Henderson buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, among other things, its all-nude revues.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest, Will Young

Votes: 14,726 | Gross: $11.03M

25th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Closing Film Date: 16 Apr 2006 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 5/10

6. Private Fears In Public Places (Coeurs) (2006)

120 min | Drama, Romance

77 Metascore

In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Isabelle Carré, Laura Morante, Pierre Arditi

Votes: 3,677 | Gross: $0.13M

26th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Challenging the Years Date: 01 Apr 2007 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 3/10

7. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

98 Metascore

In the Falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Votes: 583,942 | Gross: $37.63M

26th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Akbank Galas Date: 04 Apr 2007 Venue: Rexx Sineması My Rating: 10/10

8. Copying Beethoven (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

59 Metascore

A fictionalized account of the last year of Beethoven's life.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Ed Harris, Diane Kruger, Matthew Goode, Ralph Riach

Votes: 12,449 | Gross: $0.35M

26th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 07 Apr 2007 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 7/10

9. The History Boys (2006)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

74 Metascore

An unruly class of gifted and charming teenage boys are taught by two eccentric and innovative teachers, as their headmaster pushes for them all to get accepted into Oxford or Cambridge.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Clive Merrison, Samuel Anderson

Votes: 19,614 | Gross: $2.71M

26th Istanbul Film Festival Section: International Competition Date: 08 Apr 2007 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 5/10

10. Venus (I) (2006)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

82 Metascore

Life for a pair of veteran actors gets turned upside down after they meet a brash teenager.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Jodie Whittaker, Leslie Phillips, Beatrice Savoretti

Votes: 12,069 | Gross: $3.34M

26th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 08 Apr 2007 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 5/10

11. Days of Glory (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

82 Metascore

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

Director: Rachid Bouchareb | Stars: Samy Naceri, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Jamel Debbouze

Votes: 13,470 | Gross: $0.32M

26th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Human Rights in Cinema Date: 12 Apr 2007 Venue: Rexx Sineması My Rating: 4/10

12. The Fountain (2006)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

51 Metascore

As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 219,053 | Gross: $10.14M

26th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Akbank Galas Date: 14 Apr 2007 Venue: Sinepop Sineması My Rating: 5/10

13. Ten Canoes (2006)

Unrated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

82 Metascore

A story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, a man tells us one of the stories of his people and his land. It's a story of an older man, Minygululu, who has three wives and ... See full summary »

Directors: Rolf de Heer, Peter Djigirr | Stars: Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Gulpilil, Richard Birrinbirrin, Peter Minygululu

Votes: 4,229 | Gross: $0.28M

26th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 14 Apr 2007 Venue: Beyoğlu Sineması My Rating: 1/10

14. After the Wedding (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama

78 Metascore

A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård, Neeral Mulchandani

Votes: 30,023 | Gross: $0.41M

26th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 15 Apr 2007 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 8/10

15. Elite Squad (2007)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

33 Metascore

In 1997 Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento has to find a substitute for his position while trying to take down drug dealers and criminals before the Pope visits.

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 93,632 | Gross: $0.01M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 05 Apr 2008 Venue: Atlas Sineması My Rating: 6/10

16. King of California (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

63 Metascore

An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.

Director: Mike Cahill | Stars: Michael Douglas, Evan Rachel Wood, Willis Burks II, Laura Kachergus

Votes: 21,538 | Gross: $0.26M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: American Independents Date: 06 Apr 2008 Venue: Rexx Sineması My Rating: 5/10

17. Katyn (2007)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, History, War

81 Metascore

An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Andrzej Chyra, Maja Ostaszewska, Artur Zmijewski, Danuta Stenka

Votes: 14,663 | Gross: $0.12M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Challenging the Years Date: 08 Apr 2008 Venue: Rexx Sineması My Rating: 5/10

18. The Savages (2007)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

85 Metascore

A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.

Director: Tamara Jenkins | Stars: Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco, Peter Friedman

Votes: 34,753 | Gross: $6.61M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Akbank Galas Date: 12 Apr 2008 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 8/10

19. The Inner Life of Martin Frost (2007)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Internationally acclaimed novelist Paul Auster ("New York Trilogy", "The Book of Illusions", "Man in the Dark") explores the art of writing in the darkly comical THE INNER LIFE OF MARTIN ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Auster | Stars: David Thewlis, Irène Jacob, Michael Imperioli, Sophie Auster

Votes: 627 | Gross: $0.01M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 12 Apr 2008 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 2/10

20. Savage Grace (2007)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

51 Metascore

A dramatization of the shocking Barbara Daly Baekeland murder case, which happened in a posh London flat on Friday 17 November 1972. The bloody crime caused a stir on both sides of the Atlantic and remains one of the most memorable American Tragedies...

Director: Tom Kalin | Stars: Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Stephen Dillane, Anne Reid

Votes: 10,272 | Gross: $0.43M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 12 Apr 2008 Venue: Atlas Sineması My Rating: 8/10

21. Be Kind Rewind (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy

52 Metascore

Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Jack Black, Yasiin Bey, Danny Glover, Mia Farrow

Votes: 86,486 | Gross: $11.17M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: International Competition Date: 16 Apr 2008 Venue: Rexx Sineması My Rating: 5/10

22. Grace Is Gone (2007)

PG-13 | 85 min | Drama, Family

65 Metascore

Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.

Director: Jim Strouse | Stars: John Cusack, Emily Churchill, Rebecca Spence, Jennifer Tyler

Votes: 8,857 | Gross: $0.05M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: American Independents Date: 17 Apr 2008 Venue: Atlas Sineması My Rating: 6/10

23. Ben X (2007)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

As an alternative to getting bullied at school, an autistic teenager retreats into the world of online role-playing games.

Director: Nic Balthazar | Stars: Marijke Pinoy, Greg Timmermans, Cesar De Sutter, Gilles De Schryver

Votes: 17,918 | Gross: $0.00M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: International Competition Date: 18 Apr 2008 Venue: Rexx Sineması My Rating: 9/10

24. Margot at the Wedding (2007)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

66 Metascore

Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is marrying less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Flora Cross, Zane Pais

Votes: 18,599 | Gross: $1.96M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: American Independents Date: 18 Apr 2008 Venue: Rexx Sineması My Rating: 6/10

25. Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)

R | 118 min | Drama

63 Metascore

A recent widow invites her husband's troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and confront their loss.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Halle Berry, Benicio Del Toro, Alison Lohman, David Duchovny

Votes: 26,875 | Gross: $3.29M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Akbank Galas Date: 20 Apr 2008 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 5/10

26. Into the Wild (2007)

R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

73 Metascore

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 535,262 | Gross: $18.35M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Akbank Galas Date: 20 Apr 2008 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 9/10

27. The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History

50 Metascore

Two sisters contend for the affection of King Henry VIII.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, Jim Sturgess

Votes: 98,526 | Gross: $26.81M

27th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Akbank Galas Date: 20 Apr 2008 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 3/10

28. The Beautiful Person (2008)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

Sixteen-year old Junie changes high school mid-year, following the death of her mother. She finds herself in the same class as her cousin Mathias, who introduces her to his friends. All the... See full summary »

Director: Christophe Honoré | Stars: Louis Garrel, Léa Seydoux, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Esteban Carvajal-Alegria

Votes: 5,990

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Let There Be Love Date: 04 Apr 2009 Venue: Atlas Sineması My Rating: 9/10

29. Everybody Dies But Me (2008)

80 min | Drama

One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which... See full summary »

Director: Valeriya Gay Germanika | Stars: Polina Filonenko, Agniya Kuznetsova, Olga Shuvalova, Yuliya Aleksandrova

Votes: 2,013

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Young Masters Date: 05 Apr 2009 Venue: Atlas Sineması My Rating: 3/10

30. The Milk of Sorrow (2009)

94 min | Drama, Music

68 Metascore

Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. ... See full summary »

Director: Claudia Llosa | Stars: Magaly Solier, Susi Sánchez, Efraín Solís, Bárbara Lazón

Votes: 6,367 | Gross: $0.01M

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 05 Apr 2009 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 2/10

31. White Night Wedding (2008)

Unrated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

In less than twenty-four hours, a middle-aged academic and his nearly half his age fiancée will get married in Iceland's windswept island, Flatey, amid endless preparations and bitter second thoughts. Is this what they really want?

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Laufey Elíasdóttir, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson

Votes: 1,261

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 05 Apr 2009 Venue: Rexx Sineması My Rating: 7/10

32. Everlasting Moments (2008)

Not Rated | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History

80 Metascore

In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt, Jesper Christensen, Callin Öhrvall

Votes: 5,054 | Gross: $0.61M

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Challenging the Years Date: 09 Apr 2009 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 6/10

33. Control Alt Delete (2008)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

A moody romantic comedy exploring fetishism, addiction and love in the information age.

Director: Cameron Labine | Stars: Tyler Labine, Sonja Bennett, Geoff Gustafson, Keith Dallas

Votes: 468

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Young Masters Date: 09 Apr 2009 Venue: Atlas Sineması My Rating: 2/10

34. Mammoth (2009)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, Romance

51 Metascore

While on a trip to Thailand, a successful American businessman tries to radically change his life. Back in New York, his wife and daughter find their relationship with their live-in Filipino maid changing around them. At the same time, in the Philippines, the maid's family struggles to deal with her absence.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Michelle Williams, Marife Necesito, Sophie Nyweide

Votes: 9,367 | Gross: $0.01M

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Akbank Galas Date: 10 Apr 2009 Venue: Yeni Rüya Sineması My Rating: 7/10

35. Unmade Beds (2009)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

66 Metascore

The quirky story of Vera and Axl who both live in the same London warehouse but whose paths never cross until fate steps in.

Director: Alexis Dos Santos | Stars: Déborah François, Fernando Tielve, Michiel Huisman, Iddo Goldberg

Votes: 2,351

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Young Masters Date: 10 Apr 2009 Venue: Yeni Rüya Sineması My Rating: 7/10

36. Eldorado (2008)

TV-MA | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

Yvan finds a burglar in his house. He doesn't call the police and decides to give the young man a lift home to his parents.

Director: Bouli Lanners | Stars: Bouli Lanners, Fabrice Adde, Philippe Nahon, Didier Toupy

Votes: 1,984 | Gross: $0.01M

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 11 Apr 2009 Venue: Emek Sineması My Rating: 2/10

37. Summer (2008)

83 min | Drama

While caring for a dying friend, a man reflects back on their youth together.

Director: Kenneth Glenaan | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Steve Evets, Rachael Blake, Michael Socha

Votes: 968

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 11 Apr 2009 Venue: Yeni Rüya Sineması My Rating: 3/10

38. Flame & Citron (2008)

Not Rated | 130 min | Action, Drama, History

74 Metascore

A drama centered on two fighters in the Holger Danske World War II resistance group.

Director: Ole Christian Madsen | Stars: Thure Lindhardt, Mads Mikkelsen, Stine Stengade, Peter Mygind

Votes: 16,696 | Gross: $0.15M

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 12 Apr 2009 Venue: Yeni Rüya Sineması My Rating: 5/10

39. Adoration (2008)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

64 Metascore

For his French-class assignment, a high school student weaves his family history in a news story involving terrorism, and goes on to invite an Internet audience in on the resulting controversy.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Devon Bostick, Rachel Blanchard, Louca Tassone, Kenneth Welsh

Votes: 3,022 | Gross: $0.29M

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Akbank Galas Date: 16 Apr 2009 Venue: Yeni Rüya Sineması My Rating: 9/10

40. Revanche (2008)

Not Rated | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

84 Metascore

Ex-con Alex plans to flee to the South with his girl after a robbery. But something terrible happens and revenge seems inevitable.

Director: Götz Spielmann | Stars: Johannes Krisch, Irina Potapenko, Andreas Lust, Ursula Strauss

Votes: 13,079

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 17 Apr 2009 Venue: Atlas Sineması My Rating: 5/10

41. Last Stop 174 (2008)

Unrated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A chronicle of a real-life bus hijacking in Rio de Janeiro that occurred on June 12, 2000.

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Michel Gomes, Cris Vianna, Marcello Melo Jr., Gabriela Luiz

Votes: 4,633

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Human Rights in Cinema Date: 17 Apr 2009 Venue: Yeni Rüya Sineması My Rating: 5/10

42. Sunshine Cleaning (2008)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

61 Metascore

In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, a mom starts an unusual business -- a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service -- with her unreliable sister.

Director: Christine Jeffs | Stars: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Jason Spevack

Votes: 67,726 | Gross: $12.06M

28th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Akbank Galas Date: 18 Apr 2009 Venue: Atlas Sineması My Rating: 5/10

43. The Concert (2009)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

60 Metascore

Thirty years ago, Andrei Simoniovich Filipov, the renowned conductor of the Bolshoi orchestra, was fired for hiring Jewish musicians. Now a mere cleaning man at the Bolshoi, he learns by ... See full summary »

Director: Radu Mihaileanu | Stars: Aleksey Guskov, Mélanie Laurent, Dmitriy Nazarov, François Berléand

Votes: 16,799 | Gross: $0.66M

29th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Opening Film Date: 03 Apr 2010 Venue: Atlas Sineması My Rating: 8/10

44. The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner (2008)

105 min | Drama

The story of Alex, who, with the help of his charismatic grandfather, Bai Dan, embarks on a journey in search of his real self.

Director: Stephan Komandarev | Stars: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Carlo Ljubek, Hristo Mutafchiev, Ana Papadopulu

Votes: 5,436

29th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 06 Apr 2010 Venue: Yeni Rüya Sineması My Rating: 8/10

45. Me and Orson Welles (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

73 Metascore

In 1937, a teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar", directed by a young Orson Welles.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan

Votes: 10,391 | Gross: $1.19M

29th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Akbank Galas Date: 06 Apr 2010 Venue: Yeni Rüya Sineması My Rating: 6/10

46. The Dancer and the Thief (2009)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama

With the advent of democracy in Chile, a general amnesty for prisoners of non violent crime is enacted. Angel Santiago, a young man determined to avenge the abuse he suffered in prison, ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Abel Ayala, Miranda Bodenhofer, Ariadna Gil

Votes: 1,194

29th Istanbul Film Festival Section: From the World of Festivals Date: 07 Apr 2010 Venue: Yeni Rüya Sineması My Rating: 4/10

47. Chloe (2009)

R | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

48 Metascore

Suspecting her husband of infidelity, gynecologist Dr. Catherine Stewart hires an escort named Chloe in order to test his faithfulness. Soon, the relationships between all three intensify.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Max Thieriot

Votes: 65,865 | Gross: $3.07M

29th Istanbul Film Festival Section: Akbank Galas Date: 07 Apr 2010 Venue: Yeni Rüya Sineması My Rating: 6/10

48. Whip It (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Sport

6.9