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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
 
 

Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey 2011
157 mins. Turkish dialogue with English sub-titles

WINNER : GRAND PRIX AT 2011 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

 
Summary:
 
A small group of police and prisoners search for a missing body during one long night on the remote Turkish steppe.  A subtle and atmospheric murder mystery from Turkey's leading director.  Winner of Grand Prix Cannes 2011.
 
What the Critics say:
 
"A movie of such dark, smoldering intensity that it's easy to forget that half of it takes place in near darkness."  (Michael O'Sullivan - Washington Post)

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