Distant (Uzak)

Miami Beach Cinematheque. June 5th, 2009. 8:30 p.m. 

Miami Beach Cinematheque. Miami FilmThe Turkish film Distant (Uzak), directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan in 2002, will be screened at the Miami Beach Cinematheque on June 5th, 2009 at 8:30 p.m. The film features Muzaffer Őzdemir, Emin Toprak and Zuhal Gencer.

Turkish filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s stunning multi-award winning feature film Distant received world-wide acclaim for its depiction of the affecting realism and often surprising humor of urban alienation.

A photographer who is haunted by the feeling that the gap between his life and his ideals is growing finds himself obliged to put up in his apartment a young relative who has left behind his village looking for a job aboard a ship in Istanbul to go abroad.

This film was winner of the Cannes Film Festival Grand Jury Prize, Best Actors and received the France Culture Award for Foreign Cineaste of the Year. The film will be preceded by Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s first short film Cocoon (Koza) (1995/18mins)

Miami Beach Cinematheque
512 Española Way
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305.673.4567
www.mbcinema.com

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