Semih Kaplanoglu's Bal (2010) is the most wonderful coming-of-age story I've seen so far, especially in the context of Slow Cinema. I remember that I saw this one in cinema, one of the few slow films I had a chance to see on a big screen. I was moved by the depiction of a young boy's growing up, of his fear of speaking, and of his deep love to his father.
The film is . . .
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