Director: Maurice Pialat
French with Turkish subtitles
“These films offer an insight into the particular relationship between documentary and fiction in Pialat’s filmmaking.” - Museum of the Moving Image
In 1964, Pialat and cinematographer Willy Kurant headed to Turkey, where they produced a series of five lyrical shorts dedicated to the country’s history and people.
France, 1964, 14', b&w
Made for the Turkish Chronicles, a series of short documentaries shot in Turkey, Bosphore is the most classic, for his harmony between voice and image, and the most pictural.
France, 1964, 11', HDD, b&w
Byzance uses a text by Stefan Zweig to describe the Ottoman conquest of the city in 1453.
La Corne d'Or
France, 1964, 12', b&w
La Corne d'Or juxtaposes a poem by Gérard de Nerval with a powerful study of Ottoman architecture.
France, 1964, 13', b&w
Istanbul takes into the crowded streets and back alleys of a fascinating city divided between continents. Istanbul is one of the six shorts Maurice Pialat dedicated to Turkey.
France, 1964, 11', b&w
One of the most beautiful film in the Turkish Chronicles series, over the poems of Nazim Hikmet.
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