Programme 2018

The Wild Pear Tree

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

fiction

India Premiere

Section: World Cinema

Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Sweden, The Former Yugoslave Republic of Bosnia, Herzegovina | Year: 2017

Language(s): Turkish | Time: 188 mins

Synopsis

Sinan is passionate about literature and has always wanted to be a writer. Returning to the village where he was born, he pours his heart and soul into scraping together the money he needs to be published, but his father’s debts catch up with him.

Director's Bio

Nuri Bilge Ceylan is a Turkish filmmaker. Debuting in 1998 with the feature Small Town, his films have won numerous awards at different prestigious film festivals of the world, including the Fipresci Prize, Best Director, and Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.