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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da) (2011)

Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
7.5 Rating
(91 ratings)
7.8 IMDB rating

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Muhammet Uzuner

Muhammet Uzuner

Doctor Cemal
Yilmaz Erdogan

Yilmaz Erdogan

Commissar Naci
Taner Birsel

Taner Birsel

Prosecutor Nusret
Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan

Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan

Driver Arab Ali
Firat Tanis

Firat Tanis

Suspect Kenan
Ercan Kesal

Ercan Kesal

Mukhtar
Erol Erarslan

Erol Erarslan

Murder Victim Yasar
Ugur Aslanoglu

Ugur Aslanoglu

Courthouse Driver Tevfik


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1 year, 7 months ago at Aug 27 17:35
Very dark and moody film with a hint of comedy from Ceylan. Excellent atmosphere, perfect to watch this on a rainy / windy night.

Enjoyable indeed. 8.5/10

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7 months, 2 weeks ago at Aug 9 10:36
Once upon a time in beautiful cinematography and slow-paced lengthy scenes with minimal plot advancement...
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Life in a small town is akin to journeying in the middle of the steppes: the sense that "something new and different" will spring up behind every hill, but always unerringly similar, tapering, vanishing or lingering monotonous roads...
Release date: 23 September 2011
Drama (4), Turkish (4), Turkey (4), Crime (3), 2010s (3), 2011 (3), (2), FFS 11 (1), Türkiye (1), Foreign Language (1), Anatolia (1), Bosnia And Herzegovina (1)
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"Nuri Bilge Ceylan In the last decade, the Turkish cinema has basked in the light of filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan. With Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, the writer-director confirms his stature in a long, slow, hypnotic film that explores the human condition through side glances and offhand remarks, caring very little about time, especially the viewer’s time, in eventless sequences without conventional action. Even the hardened press audience at Cannes burst out in nervous laughter when, almost"


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