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Men on the Bridge

Men on the Bridge
  • 2009
  • Germany/Turkey/Netherlands
  • 15
  • Directed by: Aslı Özge
  • Written by: Aslı Özge
  • Cast: Fikret Portakal, Murat Tokgöz, Umut İlker
  • Language: Turkish

Turkish director Ozge's debut feature deftly interweaves the lives of three men whose work takes them to the Bosphorus bridge between Europe and Asia on a daily basis. Naturalistically shot, it has the feel of a fly-on-the-wall documentary, although it's a sympathetic, scripted drama.

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Men on the Bridge

2 Mar 20113 stars

Naturalistic Turkish drama set on the Bosphorus Bridge

(15) 90min Spanning some 1.5 km, the frequently gridlocked Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul links Europe and Asia. It’s this impressive edifice, which forms the backdrop to female Turkish director Asli Ozge’s debut feature, which deftly interweaves the…

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