A sparingly told portrait of an unhappy marriage set in upscale Istanbul, "Lifelong" makes good on the promise shown by writer-helmer Asli Ozge in her 2009 debut, "Men on the Bridge."
The collision of cultures that figures so prominently in "Argo" was the inspiration for Alexandre Desplat's evocative score.
Though the story is simple, the emotions generated in "Mold" are anything but superficial.
While most fests are confined to a single location, with all the benefits and headaches a settled home entails, Turkey's annual Festival on Wheels has taken a strikingly different approach.
In Germany, Turkish-themed films are beginning to generate major box office coin even as Turkey's own cinematic output is making waves on the international stage and dominating the B.O. at home.
Paris Cinema Intl. Film Festival highlights
Turkish cinema will take centerstage at the 54th Taormina Film Festival, where movies from the Mediterreanean basin will loom large while Hollywood offerings are slim and Italian fare is notably…
Turkish film promoters have been inundated with requests from international festival programmers and buyers for movies from the country's new wave of young, energetic directors as world interest…
Comedies and melodramas are what Turkish auds want to see. And most of all, they want to see Turkish comedies and melodramas.
Two of Turkey's best-known directors came away the big winners at the Istanbul Film Festival, which wrapped its 26th edition April 14. In the National Competition, a jury led by Italian-based Turkish…
Arichly textured, thoughtful exploration of the hypocrisies inherent when fundamentalists engage in commercial ventures, "Takva -- A Man's Fear of God" reps a strong new voice in Turkish cinema.