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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 (13) | 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 cares profoundly about literature, which has been clear for a long time... But, like Winter Sleep, his new film makes me wonder how much Ceylan is now motivated by a passion for cinema.

June 28, 2018 | Full Review…

With this film, the director delves into one of the most demanding projects of his filmography... [Full review in Spanish]

May 29, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

An impeccably written and spoken film... that vigorously discusses many philosophical questions, such as the importance of literature or the place of religion in our lives. [Full review in Spanish]

May 29, 2018 | Full Review…

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