22nd Istanbul Film Festival

22nd Istanbul Film Festival, Turkey (April 12 - April 27, 2003)

Istanbul Film Festival: www.film.iksv.org

FIPRESCI PRIZE

The Sea Hafið The Sea
(Iceland, France, Norway, 2002, 109 mins) Jury: Bojidar Manov (Bulgaria) , Gönül Dönmez-Colin (Turkey) , Constantin Terzis (Greece) , Ikbal Zalila (Tunisia) , Zeynep Tul Akbal (Turkey)
International Sales: Flash Pyramide International

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Motivation:
"For its deep observation of social and cultural wounds of a disintegrating family faced with globalization."

Distant Uzak Distant
(Turkey, 2002, 110 mins)
International Sales: Özen Film

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Motivation:
"For its multilayered approach to the personal distance of  the individual in relation to urban and rural time and space."

Cinema Near the Bosphorus

by Bojidar Manov

A big festival geographically located on two continent... read more

Untold Stories

by Zeynep Tul Akbal

This year's 22nd International Istanbul Film Festival ... read more

Eclectic Choices, Few Surprises

by Gönül Dönmez-Colin

22. Istanbul International Film Festival offered a wid... read more

Hafid / The Sea

by Bojidar Manov

Baltazar Kormakur is already a well-known European dir... read more

A Tarkovskian Praise to Vacuity

by Ikbal Zalila

Uzak is the third feature of Nuri Bilge Ceylan. It is ... read more

My Notebook for the International Competition

by Constantin Terzis

Diego Lerman's "Suddenly" from Argentina already won a... read more