- Rated: Unrated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 56 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: October 14, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: Strand Home Video
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- (unspecified) - English/German/Turkish
- Subtitled - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Sight and Sound - 03/01/2008
"[I]t offers a technically accomplished and deeply compassionate meditation on loss and consolation..."
New York Times - 05/21/2008
"[I]t has a cumulative power, both intellectual and emotional, of its own..."
Entertainment Weekly - 05/30/3008
"Hopping from Germany to Turkey and back again, Akin is out to capture the ways that a globalized world can tear up our hearts, and repair them, too." -- Grade: A-
Los Angeles Times - 05/30/2008
"[C]aptivating....It's a beautiful, unexpectedly enrapturing story about a world in transition and both the closeness and unbridgeable divide between generations and cultures."
Entertainment Weekly - 12/26/2008
Included in Entertainment Weekly's 2008 Films Of The Year -- "All the actors are splendid, but it's Hanna Schygulla, as that scold of a mother, who floors you."
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