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Distant

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Turkish filmmaker [[Performer~P241822~Nuri Bilge Ceylan~nuribilgeceylan]] writes and directs the taciturn drama Uzak (Distant). Following a major economic crisis, the young dreamer Yusuf ([[Performer~P241554~Mehmet Emin Toprak~mehmetemintoprak]]) leaves his small village in search of employment on a ship. He arrives in Istanbul to stay with his relative Mahmut ([[Performer~P362065~Muzaffer Özdemir~muzafferözdemir]]). Living alone and working as a photographer, Mahmut's ordered life is disrupted by the...more

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