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Nuri Bilge Ceylan


Nuri Bilge Ceylan was born in Istanbul on January 26th, 1959. In 1976, he began studying chemical engineering at Istanbul Technical University, in a context of strong student unrest, boycotts and political polarization. In 1978, he switched courses to Electrical Engineering at Bogazici University. There, he developed a strong interest in image, ... See full bio »

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Winter Sleep Director
(2014)
Three Monkeys Director
(2008)
Distant Director
(2002)

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 2014 Winter Sleep
 2008 Three Monkeys
 2006 Climates
 2002 Distant
 1999 Clouds of May
 1997 The Town
 1995 Cocoon (Short)
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Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

N. B. Ceylan | N.B. Ceylan

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[On words] I don't believe in words. In general, people lie, they don't tell the truth. The truth lies in what's hidden, in what's not told. Reality lies in the unspoken part of our lives. If you try to talk about your problems, it's not that convincing. People try to protect themselves; everybody has something they want to hide. They try to hide their weak side. When they tell you a story, they ... See more »

Trivia:

He dedicated his 2004 Cannes Film Festival foreign cineaste of the year award to his favourite famous Turkish actor Yilmaz Güney. See more »

Trademark:

Presence of snow See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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