Once Upon A Time in Anatolia Poster

Release Date: January 4th, 2012

DVD Release Date: June 26th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
Tensions rise as a group of Turkish officials and civilians conduct a nighttime search for a buried homicide victim.

Cast: Muhammet Uzuner, Yilmaz Erdogan, Taner Birsel, Ahmet M├╝mtaz Taylan, Firat Tanis, Ercan Kesal, Burhan Yildiz

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Genres: Drama

Distributors: Cinema Guild

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Tectonic pacing builds to a series of imperceptible and yet earth-moving moments in Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, a habeas corpus procedural stretched across two and a half discursive hours. show more

  • For those willing to take the plunge, it is a deep and haunting work that lingers in the memory. show more

  • The wondrous cinematography is by Gokhan Tiryaki. It is not an easy picture. Not many masterpieces are. show more

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