Steam - The Turkish Bath (DVD)

Directed by Ferzan Ozpetek

Release Year: 1997
Running Time: 98
UPC: 8 16018 01028 9
Color Type: Color
Country: Italy
Language: Italian w/English subtitles [audio]
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Cast
Alessandro Gassman
Francesca d'Aloja
Carlo Cecchi

Crew
Directed by Ferzan Ozpetek

Tired of his troubled marriage, an Italian businessman's life changes dramatically after he learns that an aunt has left him property in Istanbul. Francesco (Alessandro Gassman) arrives to the Turkish city hoping that he can take care of the matter swiftly and return to Italy. He is surprised to discover that the property is actually one of the last traditional hamams (old-fashioned bath houses) in Turkey. The family that has been running the Turkish bath for his aunt, takes him in and Francesco gradually rediscovers a long-missing sense of family as he accustoms himself to Turkish culture. Matters become complicated though when the couple's daughter Fusun falls for Francesco, who discovers himself increasingly and disconcertingly interested in her darkly handsome brother Mehmet. The situation comes to a head when Francesco's wife arrives to make an announcement.


DVD Extras Include:

• Original trailer
• Video interview with the director
• Video interview with Marco Risi (producer)
• A 20 minutes documentary on the film
• New HD Transfer from 35mm Negative
• New digitally restored version
• New and improved English subtitle translation
• APDF fully illustrated booklet containing critical analysis of the film by Mario Sesti (Rome International Film Festival)

"The film is a love letter to the quiet joy of finding one's place in the world. It even promotes the lovely illusion that finding that place can be a matter of mere geography." - The New York Times

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