Yusuf Trilogy 3-DVD SET

  • Jan Uhde

Abstract

Semih Kaplanoǧlu is today a pillar of the recent revival of Turkish cinema, its "second wave" as some call it. Together with Nuri Bılge Ceylan (Distant) and the younger German-Turkish Fatih Akın (Head On), Kaplanoǧlu has helped to propel the cinema of his country to the forefront of film's creative ferment. Kaplanoǧlu's position has been reinforced by his Yusuf Trilogy (2007-2010), the latest instalment of which, Honey, was awarded the Golden Bear at the 2010 Berlinale. Even before this, the director was a familiar face at international festivals - his Yusuf trilogy having garnered over a dozen of festival prizes and awards....
Published
2011-04-15
Section
Books, DVDs & Reports