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The Wild Pear Tree (2018)

Ahlat Agaci (original title)
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An unpublished writer returns to his hometown after graduating, where he seeks sponsors to publish his book while dealing with his father's deteriorating indulgence into gambling.

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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 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 ... Mayor Adnan
Özay Fecht Özay Fecht ... Grandmother Hayriye
Sencar Sagdic Sencar Sagdic ... Nevzat
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An unpublished writer returns to his hometown after graduating, where he seeks sponsors to publish his book while dealing with his father's deteriorating indulgence into gambling.

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What a father keeps hidden is revealed in the son.

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Drama

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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,923, 3 February 2019

Gross USA:

$34,014

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,717,349
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2.39 : 1
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It took more than 9 months to write the screenplay. See more »

Quotes

Sinan Karasu: And your heart, what does it say?
Hatice: My heart? When did my heart last say anything?
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Soundtracks

Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Leopold Stokowski
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16 December 2018 | by CitizenKaneAAAAASee all my reviews

The film depicted a cliche plot of life that happen everywhere in the world that nobody in hollywood would ever produce. it's a loser story, something that might not be "inspiring", "uplifting", and just plain depressing and plays at key minor at an instrument (even tho there's some note changes at the end). it's a taboo song that people often treat as a myth. it's like discovering Bicycle Thieves and Mouchette once again.


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