Women can sometimes be very ruthless. !!!
Headlights snakes down an empty road in the rural landscape of Anatolia. The cars contain Doctor Cemal , Commissioner Naci , Prosecutor Nusret,police, lieutenant, diggers and 2 criminals suspects – who set out in the evening, in search of a burial place of dead body of a person killed by the suspects.They travel unsuccessfully from one location to another, taking rest in the night at a remote village.Finaly they find the body in the morning which leads to the powerful climax.
“Once Upon a Time in Anatolia”is directed by one of Turkey’s best directors,Nuri Bilge Ceylan .Its a murder mystery packed with brilliant scenes like the journey of a freshly fallen apple from the tree down the hills to the stream, the magical scene of village head’s daughter serving tea and finally the post-mortem.This movie has some amazing cinematography, great lighting of the night scenes, only lit by the headlights of the cars.One can never be without appreciating the portayal of characters like the beautiful landscape shown from the beginning.
Only a few stories like this can never make you feel that you are watching a movie.We bet that you will think about the hidden meaning in this movie.
Awards: Cannes Grand Prize of the Jury award 2011
A reality tale about life,death,men and women.