Uzak (Distant)

Critics Consensus

Hauntingly beautiful, Distant communicates volumes with its almost pervasive silence.

89%

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Average Rating: 3.9/5

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A drama set in Istanbul revolving around the relationship between a melancholic and obsessive middle-aged photographer named Mahmut and his cousin, Yusuf, an unemployed country boy who comes to Istanbul to find a job on a ship.

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Critic Reviews for Uzak (Distant)

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Audience Reviews for Uzak (Distant)

a great portrait of urban alienation and destruction of the family. with wonderful photography

Stella Dallas
Stella Dallas

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½

I guess I rather watch slices of cake than slices of life. Hitchcock was always right. Why is that some filmmakers think they are giving us profound, meaningful messages through flat out nothingness?

Pierluigi Puccini
Pierluigi Puccini

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An interesting if not totally fulfilling introduction to Turkish cinema.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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A film about isolation. Not much happens and not much is said, but it's still an absorbing watch.

Lesley N
Lesley N

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