the-inbetween posts categorized as tiff

TIFF: “Climates” (“Iklimer”)

After just two movies, Nuri Bilge Ceylan is quickly becoming one of my favourite new directors and he (along with the film Gegen Die Wand) is making me want to take a good long look at Turkish cinema. Climates (trailer), much like his previous film Distant, is a very sparse movie. Dialogue is minimal and in its place there are many slow, long shots of characters in deep thought. These moments work because of the acting and the direction. They…

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TIFF

The 2006 Toronto Film Festival begins today. It marks that start of what is quickly becoming one of my favourite times of the year. An annual tradition. Sure, it’s only my second time attending, but it’s two consecutive years and that’s enough to warrant it being called an “annual tradition”. As with last year, I didn’t buy any advance passes or tickets and just took my chances with the online system once the individual tickets went on sale. Yes, the…

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