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THREE MONKEYS (2008) - Ceylan 22

  • dir. Nuri Bilge Ceylan

  • year. 2008

  • country. Turkey

  • run-time. 109 mins

  • rating. 15

£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)

Doors - 6:30pm

Film - 7:30pm

Our Ceylan 22 season starts on the 22nd February and 3 other Ceylan's films will be screened on the 22nd of March, April, and May.

A family dislocated when small failings blow up into extravagant lies battles against the odds to stay together by covering up the truth... In order to avoid hardship and responsibilities that would otherwise be impossible to endure, the family chooses to ignore the truth, not to see, hear or talk about it. But does playing “Three Monkeys” invalidate the truth of its existence?

The film won the Best Director Award at 2008 Cannes Film Festival.

Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has turned his innovative talents to that old cinematic favourite, the crime thriller.” The Independent

The film looks like a mixture of many different sorts of film: a portrait of guilt and denial in a dysfunctional family, also a conventional suspense thriller, and also a film with a shiver of the supernatural. It is certainly an engrossing work, it looks wonderful and every frame is dense with intelligence. “ The Guardian ***

Earlier Event: February 21
LIFE DRAWING at Deptford Cinema
Later Event: February 23
QueerBee Fest - Fantasy