Nuri Bilge Ceylan's noir-ish drama ('Winter Sleep', 'The Wild Pear Tree') noir-ish drama won him the Best Director prize at Cannes in 2008.
A man agrees to take the rap for a crime he didn’t commit in return for money. But while serving time in prison he is betrayed by the very person he helped. On release, the secrets kept from him soon emerge, with devastating consequences. Employing his signature ruminative pace, Ceylan explores every facet of this fractured family’s life, offering up simmering suspense amidst the existential enquiry into the corrupting nature of dishonesty.
★★★★ "More subtly disturbing than that précis might suggest" - Anthony Quinn, The Independent
★★★★ "This is a must" - James Christopher, The Times
★★★★ "A fascinating film that, once seen, is hard to dislodge from your imagination" - Sukhdev Sandhu, The Telegraph