See this film: Once Upon a Time in Anatolia @ the Brattle

Despite the title, you won't find any Sergio Leone style gunplay in Turkish auteur Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, but you might find the same embrace of barren vistas and troubled souls. In it, a small caravan of police vehicles trails through the wastes of the title region, with detectives taking a pair of accused murderers in search of the body of their victim. By the end, the corpse proves secondary to the secrets and miseries unearthed in the characters' psyches. Meditatively paced, visually grand, archly pessimistic, it screens at the Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St, Cambridge | Wednesday, July 25 @ 2 + 5 + 8 pm | $10; $8 students, seniors | 617.876.6837 or

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