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The Wild Pear Tree

Nuri Bilge Ceylan

 Sinan, an aspiring writer, returns home after university hoping to scrape together enough money to publish his first novel. He wanders the town encountering old flames and obstinate gatekeepers and finds his youthful ambition increasingly at odds with the deferred dreams of his gambling-addict father. As his own fantasies mingle with reality, Sinan grapples with the people and the place that have made him who he is.

Year: 2018

Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina & Sweden

Language: Turkish

Running Time: 188 minutes

2018 Cannes Film Festival, Palme d’Or nominee.