Once Upon A Time In Anatolia

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA

Review: A group of men which include a commissioner, a prosecutor, a doctor and a murder suspect set out on a search for a dead body. The suspect can’t remember where he buried the body. Once the body is found there are long and hard questions to be answered.
Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Actors: Muhammet Uzuner, Yilmaz Erdogan and Taner Birsel
Year: 2011
Genre: Crime, Drama, Art House and International
Conclusion: 4/5
Filmed in Anatolia, Turkey. It takes a very long time to get going but you do have to stick with it and you will soon enjoy it for what it is. It is well over 2 hours so you do have to be patient with it. If you can get a copy of it I would recommend it. Again this is a film where you have to read subtitles. At the Cannes Film Festival in 2011 it won Best Film. One film critic wrote “The result is melancholy, mysterious and utterly mesmerising”.
http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2601688601/

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