Oscars: Cannes Favorite Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s ‘The Wild Pear Tree’ Is Turkey’s Foreign Language Entry

Deadline | 8/17/2018 | Patrick Hipes
Click For Photo: https://pmcdeadline2.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/the-wild-pear-tree1.jpg?w=605

Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s The Wild Pear Tree, which premiered this year in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, was selected as Turkey’s submission into this year’s Foreign Language Film Oscar race. It marks the fifth film from Ceylan chosen to rep the country, and the first since 2014’s Winter Sleep which won Cannes’ Palme d’Or.

RelatedOscars: Switzerland Selects Markus Imhoof’s Refugee Documentary 'Eldorado' As Foreign...

Media - Reports - Films - Running - Slot

Local media reports said 12 films were in the running for the slot and Pear Tree was chosen among film professionals and Culture and Tourism Ministry officials. The 91st Oscars are set for February 24, 2019. Cinema Guild has U.S. rights to the film and plans a...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Deadline
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!