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A depressed architect returns to his childhood home

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Muzaffer Özdemire, the award-winning actor in Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Distant , steps behind the camera for this leisurely tale of a depressed architect (Kanbolat Gorkem Arslan).

Returning from Istanbul to his childhood village in the Black Sea province of Gümüshane, he finds that hydroelectric plants now despoil the surrounding hills.

Fans of slow-burn directors like Ceylan and Abbas Kiarostami may find this meditation on memory and modernity on the derivative side.

But there’s a quiet power in the mood of loss and loneliness, while the landscape lensing is little short of stunning.

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