I’ve never been there, so I had no idea, but apparently Istanbul is a city of cats. I mean lots and lots of cats.
Which means two things : my wife would probably love it there, and there’s a heck of a documentary just waiting to be made about this whole situation.
Okay, fair enough, I probably wouldn’t have guessed the latter to be the case, either, but Turkish director Ceyda Torun knows better than I, and late in 2016 he proved it by releasing his new film Kedi, which has gotten some pretty strong (and frankly well-deserved) notices from around the world, and recently made its way to the eclectic discount house (that would be the Riverview Theater in Minneapolis) just up the street from our house, so any excuses I may have once had for giving it a pass are, obviously, long gone.
I freely admit to…
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