Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

A film by Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Starring Muhammet Uzuner, Yilmaz Erdogan and Taner Birsel

In the dead of night a police commissioner, a prosecutor, a doctor and a murder suspect-drive through the Anatolian countryside searching for a corpse, the victim of a brutal murder. The suspect, who claims he was drunk, can’t remember where he buried the body. As the night wears on, details about the murder emerge and the investigator’s own secrets come to light. In the Anatolian steppes nothing is what it seems, and when the body is found, the real questions begin.

… every minute is well worth your trouble, especially if you share the men’s yearning to make meaning out of the big old mess of life.NPR

A visually stunning meditation on what it is to be human… a metaphysical road movie about life, death and the limits of knowledge. New York Times

 

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Technical Information

Production Year
2012
Language
Turkish
Running Time
150 mins

Past Screenings (since April 2nd, 2009)

Saturday, Mar 17, 2012
2:10pm
Friday, Mar 16, 2012
2:10pm
Thursday, Mar 15, 2012
8:15pm · 5:00pm
Wednesday, Mar 14, 2012
8:15pm · 5:00pm

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