Nuri Bilge Ceylan: Kasaba / Uzak
Sat, 22.05.2004
Kasaba [The small town]
Turkey 1997, 82 min, OV with subtitles
In four parts, parallel to the four seasons, the film describes the relationships within a Turkish family in a small town from the perspective of two children: their discoveries, their dreams and their difficulty in coming to terms with the adult world.
Winner of the Caligari prize at the Berlinale 1997

Uzak [Distance]
Turkey 2003, 110 min, OV with English subtitles
The photographer Mahmut lives an isolated existence. He is confronted with the naïveté and curiosity of his cousin Yusuf who travels from their home village to Istanbul and stays with him while looking for work on a ship. A magnificent film about urban loneliness.
Among other awards, best film and best actor in Cannes 2003.
Organization / Institution
ZKM

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