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Uzak (2002)

Turkey 110m, Colour
Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan; Cast: Muzaffer Özdemir, Emin Toprak, Zuhal Gencer, Nazan Kirilmis, Feridun Koc, Fatma Ceylan

uzak 2002Uzak is a contemplative drama about Yusuf, an unemployed factory worker who travels to Istanbul seeking work and a new life. Unsuccessful in finding employment, he over stays his welcome with Mahmut, a successful cousin who offers him a place to stay while job hunting. A sort of Turkish Odd Couple, but without the comedy, they share one main similarity – the loneliness and alienation of life in a large city (Klaus Ming March 2016).

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