In Turkey, liberal filmmakers must find ways to address system wide abuses without offending the censors: the opening and closing films at this week’s Turkish Film Festival make good use of that strategy.
Turkish Film Festival
Film Review: “Winter Sleep” — Epic Lite
Winter Sleep is not the cinematic masterpiece so many have been hailing it to be.
Film Review: At the Turkish Film Festival — Magic Realism Conjured in Black and White
Not many movies try to wring poignancy out of a distraught man standing in a field, shouting his anguish to the sky, while holding two severed limbs.
Film Review: “Tales of Intransigence” — A Ribald Road Movie at the Boston Turkish Film Festival
Centered on the acting talents of the late Tuncel Kurtiz, the film is a ribald, engaging, and briskly-paced concoction of improvisation and folklore.