Zeynep Özbatur Atakan’s “Winter Sleep” in Cannes Official Selection

Winter Sleep (Turkish: Kış Uykusu) is an upcoming Turkish film directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan and produced by EWA’s Vicepresident Zeynep Ozbatur Atakan. The story is set in Anatolia. It has been selected to compete for the Palme d’Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.

Filming took place during two winter months in Cappadocia followed by four weeks in Istanbul for studio scenes. The film was shot with the Sony F65 camera

Congratulations Zeynep and Nuri!!

The entire Cannes line-up can be checked here