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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia ( Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da ) (2011) Movie Information

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Nuri Bilge Ceylan


Muhammet Uzuner
Yilmaz Erdogan
Taner Birsel
Ahmet Mümtaz Taylan
Firat Tanis
Ercan Kesal





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A group of men head out to the Anatolian steppes to search for the body of a murder victim but as the search goes on for much longer than planned, it turns in to a much more complex mission. -- Chris Kavan

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A quest to film wind for 2.5 hours.

Sometimes the strangest flicks get chosen to win the biggest awards.

And the winner of the Grand Prix is: what.
This film makes itself out to be the chronicle of a few hours in the lives of diverse people working on the same case of murder, with no proper lead-in, no proper execution and a completely missing conclusion.

What intrigued me greatly was the way this film started after a mysterious prelude. A gorgeous wide-shot to introduce us into the setting and after that we were pretty much with the characters. If only they had been actual characters with clear motives and intentions, other than constant outlandish implications which detracted from the plot even more. This leads me to the question I was asking myself from around forty minutes in: How do any of the occurrences in thi...

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