Film i Väst’s co-production THE WILD PEAR TREE in Official Selection in Cannes
The former Palme d’Or-winner, Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s feature film The Wild Pear Tree has been selected to the Cannes Film Festival, 8 – 19 May, the Official Selection. The Wild Pear Tree is co-produced by seven countries, and Film i Väst is Swedish co-producer along with Chimney. Parts of the post-production is done in Göteborg and Trollhättan.
2014 Nuri Bilge Ceylan won a Palme d’Or for his Winter Sleep. He has been selected to Cannes Official Selection several years with Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011), Three Monkeys (2008), Climates (2006), Distant (2002) and the short film Koza (1995). More to read.
Synopsis: 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…
Producer: Zeynep Atakan, Zeyno Film, in co-production witl Film i Väst, Memento Films Production, Detail Film, Bulgarian RFF International, 2006 D.O.O., Sisters & Brother Mitevski and Chimney with support from Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism General Directorate of Cinema, Eurimages, Arte, Medienboard Berlin – Brandenburg, Bulgarian National Film Center, Sarajevo Film Fund and Macedonian Film Agency.
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