Climates Synopsis
A couple's (Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan) relationship disintegrates.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's one of the great movies on the vicissitudes of love, commitment, and attraction.
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100

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The beauty of the Turkish film Climates, a small but indelible masterpiece, is more than skin-deep. No 2006 film meant more to me. It's as...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Exquisitely structured, pitiless study of a middle-aged man trapped in a stagnant emotional weather pattern.
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88

Miami Herald

By Marta Barber
Ceylan examines human relationships with an eye for details and a soul for the big picture.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
This is contemplative moviemaking, with its deliberate pace, often static scenes and emphasis on direct sound. The director keeps the...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Winner of a prize at the Cannes Film Festival in May, the quiet, solemn Climates is a bit like those towering ancient columns that Isa...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
As with "Distant," the dialogue is minimal, the takes are long, the narrative is laconic (too much so for many viewers, I imagine) and the...
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63

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
What is interesting is Ceylan's depiction of life among the Turkish upper-middle classes, a world rarely seen in international art-house...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Like Ceylan's earlier films, Climates is as gorgeous as it is self-consciously composed, but an hour and 40 minutes is a long time to spend...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

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Under Ceylan's dull direction and the equally leaden editing, technical contributions are lackluster and straight-forward. Similar to the...
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Take a pass on this Climate(s) change.

By lakebluffer
This was without question the worst movie I have ever seen. It is the equivalent of watching paint drying. Do not be dragged in by the reviews (of questionable source) saying it is exceptional --...