Istanbul Film Festival 2018

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Silky (Ipekçe) (Country: Turkey; Year: 1987; Director: Bilge Olgaç; Writer: Bilge Olgaç, Osman Sahin; Stars: Oktar Durukan, Sener Gezgen, Kemal Inci, Perihan Savas, Berhan Simsek, Gülsen Tuncer, Oktar Durukan, Sener Gezgen, Kemal Inci, Perihan Savas, Berhan Simsek, Gülsen Tuncer)
When a striking woman arrives in a village she finds herself subject to the patriarchal morality of the community.

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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