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Times and Winds is a finely etched portrait of remote village life in Turkey composed of small, meticulously observed moments of great beauty, melancholy and lyricism. (Toronto Film Festival)
Concerns the quandary faced by an Istanbul clothier when he discovers half a million dollars languishing in a paper bag in the back of a cab. (All Movie Guide)
Ali,who is a guy in his late twenties,has an accident while working as a taxi driver. He has had a temporary amnesia. Although he comes to remember in time many of the people who live in his apartment building, he cannot somehow remember his father, Rasih (Koksal Engur), a retired health officer... (IMDB Comments)
Yekta, 11-year-old, is born and still lives in a mysterious, castle-like house, at the shore of the Bosphorus, together with her lame seagull, her aunt, Nukhet Seza, a spinster, and her grandfather, Sirri, paralyzed and bedridden, following the death of his son and bride... (imdb)
Hayat, her father and bedridden grandfather live in a riverside shack near the dangerously dark but breathtakingly beautiful waters of the Bosphorus. Hayat's father owns a small boat that secures the family's survival trough a miscellany of not always lawful ventures. Beyond the motion and romance of the water, Hayat's life is harsh and unrelenting. But Hayat has an instinct for survival. (altinportakal.tursak.org.tr)
Kosmos is a thief and a miracle-worker. He appears one morning in a tiny, snowbound border village where he is welcomed with open arms - on account of arriving just in time to resuscitate a small boy who would otherwise have drowned. Neptün, the boy's sister, and Yahya, his father, are all too willing to take the stranger under their wing. But Kosmos values his independence too much. He queers his pitch still further when he openly declares himself to be in search of love. (Berlinale)
17 years old Jin is on the run through dangerous forest and mountain regions. She has chosen to rebel in order to live but both man and nature conspire to make her journey a treacherous one. (ltff.co.uk)
An island off the coast of Turkey is about to be evacuated due to a possible earthquake -- but its inhabitants have been stricken with a mysterious illness, consigning them to an uncertain fate. (tiff.net)
Deniz Türküsü (2001) - Short Film
inspired by the impressionist poem of Yahya Kemal Beyatlı, the short film "Deniz Türküsü" (same name with the poem) shows the images of a sailboat, sea and a man, who probably dreams of a voyage to an unknown but beautiful dreamy country.
Ali and Zuhal take their first step out of the orphanage into this big world committing a crime. It becomes impossible for them to live amongst people now, and the forest they take shelter in becomes a desert island for them. A boy and a girl that were thrown out of the civilized world would live the entire human story from scratch. (festivalscope.com)
Istanbul is under quarantine. Felek and Kerim find the best way to make profits in this period. They will access people's computers and introduce themselves as government officials, making them confess their "crimes". However, the city in question is Istanbul and all kinds of people live here.