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1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
University professor Isa (Nuri Bilge Ceylan) and his lover, Bahar (Ebru Ceylan), are on vacation together when they break up. She returns to Istanbul by herself, and later, Isa resumes a relationship with a former lover. Upon hearing that she is in the East filming a TV project, Isa travels to that part of the country to track her down and perhaps mend the rift between them.

Cast: Ebru Ceylan , Nuri Bilge Ceylan , Nazan Kirilmis , Mehmet Eryilmaz , Arif Asci , Can Ozbatur , Ufuk Bayraktar , Fatma Ceylan

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Genres: Drama

Climates (2006)

Release Date: October 27th, 2006|1 hr. 38 min.

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  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    This is contemplative moviemaking, with its deliberate pace, often static scenes and emphasis on direct sound. The director keeps the dialogue pared to the bone. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Winner of a prize at the Cannes Film Festival in May, the quiet, solemn Climates is a bit like those towering ancient columns that Isa photographs to show his class. The fragmented architecture is beautiful and striking, but also extremely dated. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Like Ceylan's earlier films, Climates is as gorgeous as it is self-consciously composed, but an hour and 40 minutes is a long time to spend with Isa, forget three seasons. show more

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