Official Selection out of Competition | 188 min | 2018

The Wild Pear Tree

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About the Film

An ambitious young graduate, Sinan, is passionate about literature and has always dreamed of becoming a writer and publishing his own book. After returning to his hometown with a diploma but no job; he pours his heart and soul into trying to collect the money he needs to publish his debut novel, a memoir about life in his village, but his father’s debts catch up with him.


Film Info

Section Official Selection out of Competition
Year 2018
Length 188 min
Language Turkish
Country Turkey, France, Germany, Bulgaria,Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia, Sweden
Premiere MENA Premiere

Film Credits

Director Nuri Belgi Ceylan
Screenplay Nuri Belgi Ceylan , Ebru Ceylan , Akin Aksu 
Cinematography Gökhan Tiryaki
Music Mirza Tahirovic
Editing Nuri Belgi Ceylan
Producer Zeynep Ozbatur Atakan, Fabian Gasmia, Stefan Kitanov, Alexandre Mallet-Guy, Labina Mitevska, Olivier Pere
Production Company Zeyno Film , Memento Films , Detailfilm, RFF international , Sisters and brothers Mitevski, Production 2006, D.O.O. Sarajevo, Film I Väst , TH chimney pot Sverige
Sound Design
Sound Andreas Mucke Niesytka , Thomas Robert , Thomas Gauder
Cast Aydin Dogu Demirkol , Murat Cemcir , Bennu Yildimar , Hazar Erguclu , Serkan Keskin 

Film Contacts

Directed by: Nuri Belgi Ceylan