So much hair! So many limbs! A beautiful, frustrating, sad, at times uplifting story about 5 young Turkish sisters whose freedom is curtailed by older family members wishing to preserve their purity. The young women in the roles are a triumph of casting, and their moments of empowerment are as uplifting as their moments of oppression … Continue reading Mustang 

Kış Uykusu – Winter Sleep

I enjoyed watching this, but when I got to the end I couldn't help thinking that there's almost a case for this being a four-part drama. Some brilliant lengthy conversations between siblings, husband and wife, landlord and tenant exploring weighty subjects are linked by impressive scenery. But it is long.