Uzak is about distance.
The distance between rich and poor
The distance between the literate and the illiterate
The distance between the ones in the city and the ones in the village.
The distance between thought and words.
The distance between past and present.
It's a distance that keeps us prisoner in our solitary shell.
A distance we can either learn from or suffer in silence
A haunting, unhurried exploration of loneliness, sadness and disconnect, Nuri Bilge Ceylan's paralysingly beautiful Uzak is a potent exploration of the human condition and it's affinity towards an even more human solitude. With his signature slow-burn presentation, beautiful cinematography and sparse dialogue, Ceylan crafts a portrait of people stuck in existence, a profound yet…