Istanbul Film Festival 2018

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The Bride Wore Black The Bride Wore Black
The Bride Wore Black and Paris, Texas
24 Frames (Country: France, Iran; Year: 2017; Director: Abbas Kiarostami)
Experimental project that was the director's final film.
Arabesque (Country: Turkey; Year: 1988; Director: Ertem Egilmez; Writer: Gani Müjde; Stars: Sener Sen, Müjde Ar, Ugur Yücel, Necati Bilgiç, Üstün Asutay, Tarik Pabuccuoglu, Kadir Savun, Münir Özkul, Orhan Çagman, Rasim Öztekin, Candan Sabuncu, Dogu Erkan, Coskun Gögen, Sener Sen, Müjde Ar)
Tragicomic story of two lovers who cannot get together.
Black Car (Country: Turkey; Year: 1966; Director: Aram Gülyüz; Writer: Vecdi Uygun; Stars: Ayhan Isik, Ajda Pekkan, Süha Dogan, Vasfi Uçaroglu, Asim Nipton, Giray Alpan, Süheyl Egriboz, Taner Erhal, Ercan Inangiray, Sabahat Isik, Ismet Karaman, Sevim Sevil, Türkan Sülünay, Hüseyin Zan, Jirayr Çarkçi)
A former cop is called back to his old job to investigate a string of unsolved murders.
The Bride Wore Black (LA Mariée était en noir) (Country: France; Year: 1968; Director: François Truffaut; Writer: Jean-Louis Richard, François Truffaut, Cornell Woolrich; Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Michel Bouquet, Jean-Claude Brialy, Charles Denner, Claude Rich, Michael Lonsdale, Daniel Boulanger, Alexandra Stewart, Sylvine Delannoy, Luce Fabiole, Michèle Montfort)
New Wave brat scholar Tarantino swears blind this was not the inspiration for Kill Bill? You decide.
The Green Fog (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson, Guy Maddin)
Compiles bits from 98 films and 3 TV shows set in San Francisco and re-imagines a post-modern version of Hitchcock’s classic Vertigo.
The Lake (Göl) (Country: Turkey; Year: 1982; Director: Ömer Kavur; Writer: Selim Ileri; Stars: Müjde Ar, Hakan Balamir, Talat Bulut, Aydan Burhan, Mehmet Esen, Ferda Ferdag, Orhan Çagman, Müjde Ar, Hakan Balamir, Talat Bulut, Aydan Burhan, Mehmet Esen, Ferda Ferdag, Orhan Çagman)
Psychological thriller.
The Legend Of The Ugly King (Country: Germany, Austria; Year: 2017; Director: Hüseyin Tabak; Writer: Hüseyin Tabak; Stars: Yilmaz Güney, Tarik Akan, Patrick Blossier, Costa-Gavras, Leyla Demirezen, Sule Demirezen, Halil Ergün, Miguel Ángel Estrella, Fatos Güney, Michael Haneke, Gilles Jacob, Donat Keusch, Tuncel Kurtiz, Jack Lang, Elif Güney Pütün)
An homage to Yılmaz Güney, one of the legends of Turkish and world cinema.
Nebahat, the Driver (Driver Nebahat) (Country: Turkey; Year: 1960; Director: Metin Erksan; Writer: Metin Erksan, Attila Ilhan, Atif Yilmaz; Stars: Sezer Sezin, Kenan Pars, Diclehan Baban, Talat Gözbak, Hakki Haktan, Sami Hazinses, Ziya Metin, Kadir Savun, Aclan Sayilgan, Semih Sezerli, Erol Tas, Sezer Sezin, Kenan Pars, Diclehan Baban, Talat Gözbak)
Following the death of her taxi driver father, Nebahat has to choose between poverty and being a driver herself.
Paris, Texas (Country: US; Year: 1984; Director: Wim Wenders; Writer: LM Kit Carson, Sam Shepard; Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Sam Berry, Bernhard Wicki, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément, Claresie Mobley, Hunter Carson, Viva, Socorro Valdez, Edward Fayton, Justin Hogg, Nastassja Kinski, Tom Farrell, John Lurie, Jeni Vici)
A man with no memory walks out of the desert and tries to reconnect with his family.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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