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?
Despite being husband and wife, Aydin and Nihal don't so much as touch each other once throughout the entire film, likely a deliberate decision from the filmmakers to show how distant the two are to each other, both emotionally and physically. See more
The books in Aydin's hands change during the argument with his wife. See more
Justice doesn't even exist in nature, why should it exist here?
Sonata in A major D959 - Andantino
Composed by Franz Schubert See more