Making his living from gardening and farming in the land he inherited from his father, Hasan tries to get rid of the power pole that is going to be installed in the midst of his land. His impending voyage to Mecca for pilgrimage leads to soul searching into his past.
Presented at the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes Film Festival and at Karlovy Vary Film Festival.
CIRCUITO SPCINE LIMA BARRETO - CCSP
RESERVA CULTURAL - SALA 3
ESPAÇO ITAÚ DE CINEMA - FREI CANECA 5
Umut Karadağ, Filiz Bozok, Gökhan Azlağ, Ayşe Günyüz Demirci, Mahir Günşiray
Semih Kaplanoğlu, Furkan Yeşilnur
Kaplan Film Production
Born in Turkey in 1963. He graduated in cinema and television from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Dokuz Eylül University. Kaplanoğlu was the scriptwriter and director of the TV series Sehnaz Tango. He directed feature films like Away from Home (2001), Egg (2007, 31st Mostra), Milk (2008, 32nd Mostra), Honey (2010), winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival, Grain (2017, 41st Mostra), winner of best film at the Tokyo Film Festival, and Commitment Asli (2019).