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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Winner of the Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, "Once Upon a Time in Anatolia" is an engrossing crime drama from the celebrated director of "Climates" and "Distant". In the dead of night, a group of men - among them, a police commissioner, a prosecutor, a doctor and a murder suspect - drive through the Anatolian countryside, the serpentine roads and rolling hills lit only by the headlights of their cars. They are searching for a corpse, the victim of a brutal murder. The suspect, who claims he was drunk, can't remember where he buried the body. As night wears on, details about the murder emerge and the investigators' own hidden secrets come to light. In the Anatolian steppes nothing is what it seems; and when the body is found, the real questions begin.

Year: 2011
Genre: Drama, African & Middle Eastern, Film Festivals 2012, 2012
Country: Turkey
Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Starring: Muhammet Uzuner, Yilmaz Erdogan, Taner Birsel
Duration: 151 Minutes
Rating: M - Violence and offensive language
Subtitles: Yes
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