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Ahlat Agaci (2018)

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An unpublished writer returns to his hometown after graduating, where he seeks sponsors to publish his book while dealing with his father's deteriorating indulgence into the gambling.

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Nuri Bilge Ceylan
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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An unpublished writer returns to his hometown after graduating, where he seeks sponsors to publish his book while dealing with his father's deteriorating indulgence into the gambling.

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What a father keeps hidden is revealed in the son.

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Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

18 October 2018 (Netherlands) 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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The co-writer Akin Aksu is a nephew of Nuri Bilge Ceylan's. See more »

Quotes

Sinan Karasu: That's the theory of life. Everyone takes their stress out on someone else.
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Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Leopold Stokowski
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2 June 2018 | by saraccanSee all my reviews

The main character has a very rich and interesting personality, as well as the other characters that surround him. The cinematography is amazing as usual but some of the weird things that happen during the moving shots make them far less impressive than the glorious still shots.

It's very easy to find things from your own life within the story and the dialogues that occur which makes a lot of the little-longer-than-usual scenes very engaging and that makes you wonder how the dialogue is gonna develop and conclude.

I normally don't care too much about the length of movies but I'm a little bit on the negative side with this one. That's mainly because of what I told myself halfway through the movie which was; "Ohhh, we're only halfway" instead of "Yeahhh, we're only halfway".

It's about a young writer who recently finished university. He must move back to his village from the city where he went to school. So his struggles start as he doesn't want to get used to the village life.


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