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Ahlat Agaci (2018)

An aspiring writer returns to his native village, where his father's debts catch up to him.

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Nuri Bilge Ceylan
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Cast

Cast overview:
Dogu Demirkol Dogu Demirkol ... Sinan Karasu
Murat Cemcir ... Idris Karasu
Bennu Yildirimlar Bennu Yildirimlar ... Asuman Karasu
Hazar Ergüçlü ... Hatice
Serkan Keskin ... Suleyman
Tamer Levent Tamer Levent ... Grandfather Recep
Öner Erkan ... Imam Nazmi
Ahmet Rifat Sungar ... Ali Riza
Akin Aksu Akin Aksu ... Imam Veysel
Kubilay Tunçer Kubilay Tunçer ... Ilhami
Ercüment Balakoglu Ercüment Balakoglu ... Grandfather Ramazan
Kadir Çermik Kadir Çermik ... Mayor Adnan
Özay Fecht Özay Fecht ... Grandmother Hayriye
Sencar Sagdic Sencar Sagdic ... Nevzat
Asena Keskinci Asena Keskinci ... Yasemin Karasu
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An aspiring writer returns to his native village, where his father's debts catch up to him.

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What a father keeps hidden is revealed in the son.

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Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

30 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le poirier sauvage See more »

Filming Locations:

Yenice, Çanakkale, Turkey See more »

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Nuri Bilge Ceylan was drawn to the real story of the father, Idris in the film, at first. However while composing the screenplay and after meeting with the son, Akin Aksu, he found it more interesting to tell the story of him which is why Aksu joined the production as a co-writer. See more »

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References Troy (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Leopold Stokowski
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like a beginner writer
21 June 2018 | by mavili67See all my reviews

This film is better than "Town", "Three Monkeys" and "Climates" but not as well as others. There is a lot of didactic dialogue in the film. As if the director imitated the dialogue of novice writers. Because the main character is a beginner writer. Even if it really is the goal, it is still bad.


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