We come to know these people so well that they’re still by our
sides when we leave the film"
a masterpiece which captures the pulse of the metropolis ... subtle
and undogmatic ... pure melodrama, like the works of Sirk and
palpable verisimilitude in Asli Özge’s “Men On The Bridge“, a
powerful portrait of working-class Istanbul that artfully suggests a
wellspring of found moments. Quietly, steadily, it gathers a
resonance belying its slice-of-life scale.“
Andy Webster, New York Times
wonderfully fresh, insightful portrait of life in today’s Istanbul
is equally relevant to any rapidly changing metropolis..."
a diamond of current Turkish cinema; a powerful, multi-layered,
closely watched portrait of the complex Turkish society."
rare film which is consistently subtle in style and works uniformly
on different layers. In an extraordinary way, details are genuine
and spontaneous, and at the same time give the sense of everything
being totally under the control of an agile intellect."
Nuri Bilge Ceylan, director
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