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Distant Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 5.0
    84

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Ceylan, who also served as cinematographer, frames the affecting, unstudied performances in gorgeously chosen shots and nonevents that sometimes teeter on the edge of comedy before knocking us breathless with their emotional power.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    A Chekhovian tale of major artistic power.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    A movie like this touches everyday life in a way that we can recognize as if Turkey were Peoria. I can imagine a similar film being made in America, although Americans might talk more.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    A beautifully made, unapologetically artistic piece of work.

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