The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat agaci) Reviews

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.
January 25, 2019
You find yourself gradually engulfed, as if by rising waters...
December 4, 2018
It's a wealth of flowering expression on the intimate subject of loss.
November 28, 2018
Verbose. Riveting. Extraordinary.
November 25, 2018
An Eastern European version of The Graduate - if The Graduate were dour, without sex and three hours long.