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Achievement in Directing

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Turkey/Bosnia and Herzegovina


Nuri Bilge Ceylan



Life in a small town is akin to journeying in the middle of the steppes: the sense that “something new and different” will spring up behind every hill, but always unerringly similar, tapering, vanishing or lingering monotonous roads…

About Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Nuri Bilge Ceylan was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1959.

After graduating as an engineer from Bosphorus University, Istanbul, he studied filmmaking for two years at Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul. His credits include: Les Climats (2006) Uzak (2003) and Mayis Sikintisi (Clouds of May) (1999)

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