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Times and Winds / Bes Vakit Film Review

May 15, 2014

My latest feature film review Times and Winds. For more film and media reviews try out http://socialcontexts.wordpress.com/. Thank you for visiting and your comments.

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Title: Times and Winds/ Bes Vakit

Subject: Children grow up in a world of religious and cultural tensions.

Year: Turkish Release: 2006; English Release: 2008

Produced By: Ömer Atlay

Distributed By: Atlantik Film

Format: DVD, Turkish with English Subtitles

Reviewed by: Malcolm L. Rigsby, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Department of Sociology, Human Services and Criminal Justice, Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, http://www.hsu.edu/sociology/.

Running Time:  111 minutes

Color/B&W: Color

Rating: Highly Recommended.  5 of 5 Stars

Directed by: Raha Erdem

Starring: Ozen Ozkan, Ali Bey Kayali, Elit Işcan

Audience Level: High School, College and General Adult (some graphic language and sexual connotation).        

Awards:    
           Toronto International Film Festival, Official Selection, 2006
           Rome Film Festival, 2006
           Pusan International Film Festival, 2006
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