Original name: Uzak
Duration: 110 min.
Uzak/Distant chronicles the numbing loneliness, longing, and isolation in the lives of two men who are consumed by their own problems. Istanbul photographer Mahmut reluctantly receives his relative Yusuf, but the mingling of their lives does little to alleviate their detachment.
bleak, atmospheric, serious, meditative, art house, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective, gloomy, realistic ...
midlife crisis, loneliness, existentialism, love and romance, depression, isolation, guilt, urban, unfulfillment, pornography, drinking, human nature, relationships, introspection, life & death, life philosophy, dialogue, looking for love, catastrophe, culture clash, art, unemployment, parents and children, small town, down on your luck ...
contemporary, 21st century
middle east, turkey, tokyo, istanbul turkey