About

Uzak/Distant chronicles the numbing loneliness, longing, and isolation in the lives of two men who are consumed by their own problems. Istanbul photographer Mahmut reluctantly receives his relative Yusuf, but the mingling of their lives does little to alleviate their detachment.

7.7
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Directed by

Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Written by

Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Writer)
Cemil Kavukçu (Writer)

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

Turkey

Language

Turkish

Cast

Keywords

photographer unemployment loneliness istanbul recession

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