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The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat agaci)2018

The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat agaci) (2018)




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For some, the countryside is a place of exile where all hopes ultimately merge with solitude. A boundless place of exile where all hopes and dreams merge with despair like the coinciding destinies of fathers and sons....


Serkan Keskin
as Süleyman
Kadir Cermik
as Adnan Yilmaz
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Critic Reviews for The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat agaci)

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (3)

A philosophical journey through the mind of an aspiring artist trying to figure out who he is and where he belongs.

May 21, 2018 | Full Review…

Ceylan may not be a filmmaker who compromises his style, but with The Wild Pear Tree, he manages to inject familiar emotions into a movie that's all about wrestling creative ambitions into a relatable whole.

May 21, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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The achievement is masterful, though its diffusion will be limited.

May 20, 2018 | Full Review…

[Ceylan] has succeeded in translating to screen the experience of being engrossed by a particularly discursive, verbose, and occasionally hubristic novel.

September 11, 2018 | Full Review…

A slow but satisfying portrait of Turkish youth.

August 30, 2018 | Full Review…

Managing to balance dispassionate observation with a sympathetic interest in individual motivations, The Wild Pear Tree once again demonstrates Nuri Bilge Ceylan as a filmmaker patient with a world that demands superlatives.

August 24, 2018 | Full Review…

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