[Marxism] Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Winter Sleep and Class Struggle: a Review

Antoine Dolcerocca antoine.dolcerocca at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 07:05:50 MST 2015


Built around the axis of conflict between a landlord/former actor and his
tenant, the imam of a small rural town, the film explores ethics and
aesthetics of realism, and representation of class oppression. Ceylan
masterfully subverts the binary between the engagé and the art house
cinema, and offers a new perspective on realism in cinema today. An overall
look at cinema criticism today would reveal that even films engaging
directly with class struggle are subjected to distorted emphasis on their
cinematography or issues of cultural representation…

Read the whole review on http://potemkinreview.com



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