The Wild Pear Tree (Turkey-France-Germany-Bulgaria-Bosnia and Herzegovina-Macedonia-Sweden) is the first Bulgarian co-production to compete for Palme d'Or in 23 years
The Bulgarian co-producer of the film is RFF International – Stefan Kitanov with the support of the Bulgarian National Film Center.
THE WILD PEAR TREE
Turkey-France-Germany-Bulgaria-Bosnia and Herzegovina-Macedonia-Sweden, 2018, 190’, HD, 4K
Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Script: Akın Aksu, Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Cinematography: Gökhan Tiryaki
Cast: Doğu Demirkol, Murat Cemcir, Bennu Yıldırımlar, İrem Türkoğlu, Ali Erkazan, Özay Fecht, Hazar Ergüçlü
Producer: Zeynep Özbatur Atakan
Co-producers: Alexandre Mallet-Guy, Fabian Gasmia, Stefan Kitanov, Mirsad Purivatra, Labina Mitevska, Katarina Krave, Harry Cherniak
Production: Zeyno Film, Memento Films Production, Detail Film, RFF International, Sisters and Brother Mitevski, 2006 Produkcija Sarajevo, Film i Vast, Chimney Pot
Funded by Eurimages, T.C. Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı Sinema Genel Müdürlüğü
Arte France, Medienboard Berlin-Bradenburg, Bulgarian National Film Center, Macedonian Film Agency, Fondacija za Kinematogafiju Sarajevo, MPA APSA Academy Film Fund
Sinan is passionate about literature and has always wanted to be a writer. Returning to the village where he was born, he pours his heart and soul into scraping together the money he needs to be published, but his father’s debts catch up with him.