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Watchtower (2012)

Gözetleme Kulesi (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 16 November 2012 (Turkey)
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A man and a woman seeking refuge from the world: Nihat at a remote forest fire tower, Seher in her room at a rural bus station. When their lives collide, each now has to fight their battle of conscience before the other.

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Pelin Esmer

Writer:

Pelin Esmer
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Cast

Credited cast:
Olgun Simsek ... Nihat
Nilay Erdönmez ... Seher (as Nilay Erdonmez)
Laçin Ceylan Laçin Ceylan ... The mother
Menderes Samancilar ... The boss
Riza Akin Riza Akin ... The father
Kadir Çermik ... Bus Driver (as Kadir Cermik)
Hakki Kurtulus Hakki Kurtulus ... Voice
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mehmet Bozdogan Mehmet Bozdogan ... Chief
Serdar Orçin ... (voice)
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Storyline

A man and a woman seeking refuge from the world: Nihat at a remote forest fire tower, Seher in her room at a rural bus station. When their lives collide, each now has to fight their battle of conscience before the other.

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Drama

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Turkey | France | Germany

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

16 November 2012 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Watchtower See more »

Filming Locations:

Kastamonu, Turkey

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$57,187
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1.85 : 1
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Uzgunum
words by Zeynep Talu & music by Garo Mafyan
performed by Jale
Portal ©2009
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Subtle, deep and intelligent
5 May 2017 | by psmithbellSee all my reviews

This is one of the rare films that has many levels. Rather than give obvious clues to the character development and motivation, this film lets the viewer work at discerning the motives behind the characters' actions. There is little dialogue and not much action, yet the film is compelling and never slow. It is one that leaves you thinking about it long after. In particular, I wondered how culture, gender, class or individual experiences instigated the plot line.


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