Haluk Bilginer (born 5 June 1954) is a Turkish actor. In addition to his acting career in Turkey, he has also worked in the United Kingdom and remains best known for his role as Mehmet Osman in the television soap opera EastEnders during the 1980s. He has also starred in...Wikipedia
Born: 5th June, 1954, Izmir, Turkey
Height: 5' 8½" (174 cm)
Aydin, a former actor, runs a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal with whom he...
Graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in the late 1970s.
Is the second of three children.
Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan won the coveted Palme d'Or prize at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival on May 24 for his latest offering "Winter Sleep".
The lengthy, philosophizing "Winter Sleep," a domestic drama, was among the favorites in Cannes. Ceylan, who is married to Turkish actress Ebru Ceylan, was previously recognized as best director at the festival in 2008 with his movie Three Monkeys (Üç Maymun) and also twice received the Grand Prix Award - the second most-prestigious prize at Cannes - in 2003 and 2011. Read More
Posted by Seegurke 9 months ago
CANNES - I'll say this much (and plenty of people today are saying far more) for Nuri Bilge Ceylan: it takes a brazen kind of confidence to build a 196-minute film from wall-to-wall conversation on such matters as intellectualism, altruism and class politics on the Turkish steppes, and then to go ahead and title it "Winter Sleep." Like "The Milk of Sorrow" or "An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker," it's the kind of wilfully austere art-house moniker that dyed-in-the-wool populists might invent in a fit of dismissive satire.
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Posted by angel_angel 9 months ago