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
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Referenced in Discordia
Sonata in A major D959 - Andantino
Composed by Franz Schubert See more