The Wall 1983

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The Wall ★★★½ Guney's The Wall; Le Mur; Duvar 1983

The last film by Guney, author of “Yol,” about orphaned boys in prison in the Turkish capitol of Ankara trying to escape and/or rebel after ceaseless rapings, beatings and injustice. An acclaimed, disturbing film made from Guney's own experience. He died in 1984, three years after escaping from prison. Brutal and horrifying. In Turkish with English subtitles. 117m/C VHS, DVD . TU Ayse Emel Mesci, Saban, Sisko; D: Yilmaz Guney; W: Yilmaz Guney.