UW Cinematheque: Premiere Showcase
The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat Agaci) | Turkey | 2018 | DCP | 188 min. | Turkish with English subtitles Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Friday, January 25, 2019
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Aydin Dogu Demirkol, Murat Cemcir, Bennu Yildirmlar Turkish master Ceylan follows up his Palme d’Or winning Winter Sleep with another epic of eloquence, as visually and thematically rich as ever. Fresh out of university, cocky aspiring writer Sinan returns to his small hometown to reconcile his ambition with the people and landscape that forged him.