Friday, November 14, 2008

Nuri Bilğe Ceylan

Nuri Bilğe Ceylan

1995 Koza/Cocoon (short)
1997 Kasaba/Small Town
1999 Mayis sikintisi/Clouds of May
2002 Uzak/Distant
2006 Iklimler/Climates
2008 Üç Maymun/Three Monkeys

He was born in Istanbul in 1959, but grew up in the country. He studied Filmmaking at Mimar Sinan University in Istanbul. "Small Town", was screened at festivals around the world and won numerous awards. "Distant" won many national and international awards, including the Grand Jury Prize and the Best Actor Award at the Cannes IFF. "Climates", won the FIPRESCI Prize at Cannes IFF 2006, while "Three Monkeys" won the award for Best Director at Cannes IFF 2008.

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