This is my first meeting with a Nuri Bilge Ceylan film, and I was not disappointed. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia is a long, tiresome and difficult watch, and perhaps not for the restless, but it is a masterpiece, and the best of it's kind.
Through the night, three cars carry a small group of men around in the rural surroundings of the Anatolian town Keskin, in search of a buried body. The group involves police officers, a doctor,…
It's not often I watch a movie to it's entire end and very last frame, but this time I did. Mid-way through the end credits I just had to close my eyes, listen to the music, and just reflect on what I had witnessed. It hit me hard and left me speechless and teary-eyed. I don't even know if they were happy or sad tears. A little bit of both I guess.
Romantic, soulful, witty, bittersweet and smart, Spike Jonze's…