Aydin, a former actor, runs a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal with whom he has a stormy relationship and his sister Necla who is suffering from her recent divorce. In winter as the snow begins to fall, the hotel turns into a shelter but also an inescapable place that fuels their animosities...
Cannes Film Festival
Did You Know?
The leading actor Haluk Bilginer
rejected the role three times because of his tight theatre schedule. Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan insisted and the filming was planned according to Haluk Bilginer. See more
The books in Aydin's hands change during the argument with his wife. See more
Philanthropy isn't tossing a bone to a hungry dog, it's sharing when you are just as hungry.
Composed by L.Michelini
Courtesy of Universal Music Publishing Ricordi SRL, Universal Music Taxim Edition See more