The power of the close-up shot in 'the best love film' of Turkish Cinema, "Selvi Boylum Al Yazmalim"

Kunucen H. H.

BILIG, no.46, pp.9-36, 2008 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: BILIG
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.9-36
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


In the movie Selvi Boylum Al Yazmalim, which is an adaptation to Turkish Cinema of Cengiz Aytmatov's famous work "Kizil Cooluk Calcahm", the power of the close-up shot is assessed within the framework of the heavy responsibility taken on by the actor playing in close-up and the contribution the technique makes to the language of cinema.