Once Upon a Time in Anatolia ( Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da ) Full Movie Reviews

Full Movie Reviews


Rating of

A quest to film wind for 2.5 hours.

memento_mori - wrote on 06/02/2014

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 …

Are you sure you want to delete this comment?