Winter sleep


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Now, as the Inuit say, when the ice once wakes after its long winter sleep, there is no knowing what may happen, for solid floe-ice changes shape almost as quickly as a cloud.
And Clover guarded well its rest, Till Autumn's leaves were sere, Till all her sister flowers were gone, And her winter sleep drew near.
A mournful peace hung on the fields, as though they felt the relaxing grasp of the cold and stretched themselves in their long winter sleep.
This time of year, cold is the only thing keeping most trees and shrubs in their winter sleep.
Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, who won the Cannes Palme d'Or for 2014's "Winter Sleep," returns here with another long film that is in many ways richer; a film that has both startling images and a touch of humor, and although it may not have gotten the same response as "Winter Sleep," it has established Ceylan as one of the Middle Eastern cinema's most singular voices, and introduced a story about coming home to which many from across the region can surely relate.
Most of these species will not feed at all during the entire overwintering period, so they must gain enough body mass to survive our long winters, just like black bears do before they enter their winter sleep.
Ceylan followed it up with the 196-minute Winter Sleep (2014), in which a rural landlord sits around his snowbound hotel, self-importantly pontificating.
The director is well known for winning Palme d'Or for his film 'Winter Sleep' in 2014, and the 'best director prize' at Cannes for 'Three Monkeys' in 2008.
But then, to Fox's surprise, three of the friends begin their long, deep, winter sleep and poor Fox is soon both bored and lonely.
Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan in Cannes in 2014 when his film "Kis Uykusu" ("Winter Sleep")won the Palme D'Or.
Qumra Master 2016 Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Once Upon A Time In Anatolia, Winter Sleep) won the 2014 Palme d'Or for Winter Sleep and best director honour at the 2008 Cannes for his film Three Monkeys, amongst other prizes at the leading film festival.