A psychological thriller about a morbid passion, The Lake starts as Nalan (Müje Ar), a singer who works in the big city, receives an invitation from a night-club in the small town. When Nalan arrives in town, these words salute the viewer: “Life in a town is forlorn.” Nalan, taken captive by the most powerful man in the town, Murat (Hakan Balamir), as a substitute for his dead wife, tries to ease this sense of forlornness through her feelings for Hasan, while Murat’s obsession about “everything will be as it used to be” creates the suspenseful atmosphere of the film. In the small scale and constraint of the town, the aforementioned “forlornness” morphs into “eeriness” for Nalan, who is seen as “foreign” and thus an “object of desire.” Written by Selim Ileri and produced by Atıf Yılmaz, The Lake will be screened in commemoration of Hakan Balamir.
In 1998 Ben Jakober and Yannick Vu collaborated on an obvious remake of Marcel Duchamp’s Roue de Bicyclette, his first “readymade” object. Duchamp combined a bicycle wheel, a fork and a stool to create a machine which served no purpose, subverting accepted norms of art.
Giorgio de Chirico was born on July 10, 1888, in Volos, Greece, to an Italian family. His mother, Gemma Cervetto, was from a family of Genoa origin, but most likely she was born in Izmir. His father, Evaristo, was born on June 21, 1841 in the Büyükdere district of Istanbul.
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