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Winter Sleep at Turkish Film Week

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King’s College London

Strand Campus

Arthur and Paula Lucas Lecture Theatre

LONDON

WC2R 2LS

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Winter Sleep / Kış Uykusu

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Year: 2014

Duration: 196 minutes

Stars: Haluk Bilginer, Demet Akbağ, Melisa Sözen

Storyline: Set in a rural Anatolian hotel in winter, “Winter Sleep” centres on Aydin, a retired actor whose name in Turkish means “enlightened intellectual,” and Nihal, his beautiful younger wife, who has moved to a hotel he has inherited. The story delves into the stormy relationships in the family and alludes to the class divide between the rich and the poor outside of it.

The film, stars Haluk Bilginer as the alternately compassionate and arrogant husband, Melisa Sozen as his kind, frustrated spouse, and Demet Akbag, a regular in Turkish comedies, as Aydin’s divorced sister.

Date: 15th December 2018

Time: The door opens at 2 pm for a 2.30 pm start

Venue: Arthur and Paula Lucas Lecture Theatre,

Room S-2.18, 2nd basement floor, Strand Building

King’s College London, Strand Campus

WC2R 2LS

Tickets are FREE but please register via Eventbrite in advance!

Please note, we cannot guarantee entry if you arrive later than 10 minutes of the start of the film.


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