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Times and Winds

Times and Winds
  • 2006
  • Turkey
  • 112 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Reha Erdem
  • Written by: Reha Erdem
  • Cast: Ali Bey Kayali, Ozkan Ozen, Elit Iscan
  • Language: Turkish

Erdem's magnificent work provides a striking vision of childhood in a mountainous Anatolian village overlooking the Aegean Sea. Concentrating on the experiences of a trio of pre-pubescent adolescents within this patriarchal community, where modern technologies are noticeably absent, religion and nature are billed as the only forces guiding the routines of the area's inhabitants. Directed with complete assurance, this is a film to savour.

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Times and Winds (Bes Vakit)

2 Oct 20084 stars

DRAMA It’s taken a couple of years for Times and Winds, the fourth feature of Turkish writer-director Reha Erdem, to find a British distributor, but it’s been worth the wait: this magnificent work provides a striking vision of childhood in a…

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