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The Wild Pear Tree

Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 6:45pm to 9:53pm

Willard Straight Theatre
Central Campus

Ithaca Premiere

2018 > Turkey > Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

With Dogu Demirkol, Murat Cemcir, Bennu Yildirimlar

In this expansive film which "draws on the spirit of Chekov", an aspiring writer returns to his native village, where his father's debts catch up to him. "The Wild Pear Tree is a gentle, humane, beautifully made and magnificently acted movie from the Turkish filmmaker and former Palme winner Nuri Bilge Ceylan: garrulous, humorous and lugubrious in his unmistakable and very engaging style. It's an unhurried, elegiac address to the idea of childhood and your home town - and how returning to both has a bittersweet savour." (The Guardian) Subtitled. More at

3 hrs 8 min



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