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MES presents the film: Winter Sleep

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Winter Sleep / Kış Uykusu

Winter Sleep is a 2014 Turkish drama film directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, adapted from the short story, "The Wife", by Anton Chekhov. The story is set in Anatolia and examines the significant divide between the rich and poor as well as the powerful and powerless in Turkey. At the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, the film won the Palme d'Or and the FIPRESCI Prize. The film was selected as the Turkish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.

Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Sponsored by the Turkish Language Program, the Turkish Student Association and the Middle Eastern Studies Program at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs.

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