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Winter Sleep

Winter Sleep
  • 2014
  • Turkey
  • 196 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  • Cast: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag, Serhat Mustafa Kiliç
  • UK release: 21 November 2014

Aydin (Bilginer) is a former actor turned journalist and landowner, who runs a hotel in the Turkish mountains with his young wife (Sözen). Ceylan's latest film is an enthralling, achingly sad study of the strategies adopted by the rich to assuage guilt, and how age and isolation can poison a personality.

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Winter Sleep

10 Oct 20145 stars

London Film Festival: Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Palme d'Or winning drama is epic story of family in crisis

This masterful, achingly sad story of marital decay and societal rifts is the latest from Turkish auteur Nuri Bilge Ceylan and the winner of this year's Palme d'Or. It finds a tightly wound, quietly angry family gradually unravelling in their mountain…

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