MoMA | 11 West 53rd Street
1983. France. Written and directed by Yilmaz Güney. A band of young boys fight to survive in a Turkish prison, itself a metaphor for Turkey under the rule of the oppressive military government that had come to power in a 1971 coup. The film was shot in France by Güney, a popular leading man who had become politicized and was himself imprisoned for much of the 1970s. In French; English subtitles. 117 min.
In the Film exhibition Carte Blanche: MK2
Sun Jun 22, 2014 2:30 PM