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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia Review

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  • 5.0

    out of 100

    Universal acclaim
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  • 100

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    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    The wondrous cinematography is by Gokhan Tiryaki. It is not an easy picture. Not many masterpieces are.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    For those willing to take the plunge, it is a deep and haunting work that lingers in the memory.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Nuri Bilge Ceylan, one of Turkey's best directors, has a deep understanding of human nature. He loves his characters and empathizes with them. They deserve better than to be shuttled around in a facile plot. They deserve empathy. So do we all.

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