Modern Masters

DISTANT

Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Turkey, 2002, 1h 50min, DCP, In Turkish with English Subtitles

Modern Masters

There are no current or future screenings planned for this film.

“Remarkable! Genuinely beautiful and haunting.”
Chicago Tribune

“An arthouse film par excellence … DISTANT is in the best tradition of serious, elegantly made Euro cinema.”
Variety

“As startling as anything Tarkovsky devised…”
The New Yorker

Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s breakthrough film shows us a clash of old and new ways of life as a young man from a rural village in Turkey moves in with his sophisticated cousin in Istanbul. A deeply observant and humane work of art. Free Member Monday — free admission for all AFS members on November 14.

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