‘Big Eyes’ to open !f Film Festival

‘Big Eyes’ to open !f Film Festival

‘Big Eyes’ to open f Film Festival

Tim Burton’s ‘Big Eyes’ will make its Turkey premier at !f Istanbul.

The 14th !f Istanbul Independent Films Festival will run between Feb. 12 and 22 in Istanbul and between Feb. 26 and March 1 in Ankara and İzmir. The opening film of the festival will be master director Tim Burton’s latest film “Big Eyes,” which will make its premier in Turkey.

Starring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz, the film focuses on one of the most sensational events of art history in the 1950s, telling the struggle of painter Margaret Keane, famous for her paintings of children with large eyes, against his husband Walter Keane.

The film had its premiere on Dec. 15 in New York. According to critics, it is Burton’s best film since “Big Fish” and his most personal film since “Ed Wood.”

Tickets for the festival will be released on Jan. 30 with a 10 percent discount.