The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat agaci) Reviews

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April 10, 2019
"The Wild Pear Tree" wends its patient, intelligent way toward a rapprochement between the generations, an acceptance of the past and the land, and a weary wising-up of its central figure.
February 28, 2019
The progression of the conversations goes a long way in making Wild Pear Tree feel like an epic; the accumulation of ideas feels downright monumental.
February 21, 2019
I can't wait to see it again.
February 7, 2019
Cemcir's performance, suffused with a kind of wily, defiant grace, has an emotional depth that makes this movie's spirit not just heavy and somber, but also curiously forgiving.
January 29, 2019
The unapologetic, sometimes heavy-handed literariness of "The Wild Pear Tree" is leavened by hints of grim comedy and sharp, if subtle, social criticism.
January 28, 2019
[A]t its best, The Wild Pear Tree captures not just the feeling, but also the process of coming to terms with one's place in society-and that, if nothing else, requires patience.
June 20, 2019
The very limpid photography of Gökhan Tiryaki and a soundtrack in which Bach dominates, contribute to create this atmosphere of melancholy. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 4, 2019
For the patient viewer it's a visually stunning film filled with both comical and magical moments.
June 3, 2019
Ceylan is a virtuoso director of actors and he knows how to impress his stories with an unequivocally Chejovian spirit. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 31, 2019
The road to adulthood, according to Ceylan, is a winding road and not without difficulty. [Full Review in Spanish]
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