Yol (1982) AKA The Way / The Road


A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week’s home leave, and the problems they encounter in adjusting to the world outside.

Director: Serif Gören & Yilmaz Güney.
Stars: Tarik Akan, Serif Sezer, Halil Ergün, Meral Orhonsay, Necmettin Çobanoglu, Semra Uçar, Hikmet Çelik, Sevda Aktolga, Tuncay Akça, Hale Akinli, Turgut Savas, Hikmet Tasdemir, Engin Çelik, Osman Bardakçi, Enver Güney, Erdogan Seren.

1982 Cannes Film Festival – Winner Palme d’Or.
1982 Cannes Film Festival – Winner FIPRESCI Prize.
1983 Golden Globes – Nominated for Best Foreign Film.


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  1. Øivind Aas
    November 23, 2021

    FInally I got to see this masterpiece

    The last 30-40 minutes are some of the most nerve-wracking I’ve seen in a long time.

    I hope some day this will get a great blu-ray release

  2. Phayton Cornelis
    August 5, 2023

    Thx for sharing this film with English subtitles

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