Nuri Bilge Ceylan

The Wild Pear Tree Review

Unwieldy, verbose, and digressive, I did not know that I loved The Wild Pear Tree until the final ten minutes of its three-hour plus run.

TIFF 2014: Winter Sleep Review

Winter Sleep Masters Acclaimed director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Palm D’Or winning film is a quiet chamber drama that ironically takes the viewer on an emotional rollercoaster. Set in the rocky landscape of Turkey’s Cappadocia region, Winter Sleep examines the seemingly simple life of Aydin (Haluk Bilginer), a retired actor who runs a mountaintop hotel with estranged wife […]