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BERLIN FILM REVIEW: Semih Kaplanoglu’s ‘Honey’ (Bal)

By Ray Bennett BERLIN – The third film in Turkish filmmaker Semih Kaplanoglu’s trilogy about a young poet named Yusuf, “Honey” (Bal), sees him as a 6-year-old learning the harsh realities of nature as his beekeeper father disappears in the … Continue reading

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VENICE FILM REVIEW: Semih Kaplanoglu’s ‘Milk’

By Ray Bennett VENICE – Turkish director Semih Kaplanoglu’s slow and perplexing feature “Milk” has something to do with how hard it is for young men in rural Central Anatolia to leave their mothers, but its point is obscured in … Continue reading

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