Awards found their owners at the 76th Cannes Film Festival held in France. Merve Dizdar received the best actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her role in the film Kuru Otlar Üstüne directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan. So, what’s the plot of the movie On the Dry Herbs? Who are the players? Let’s take a closer look at the movie…
WHAT IS THE SUBJECT OF THE FILM ON DRY HERBS?
The film Kuru Otlar Üstüne focuses on the experiences of young teacher Samet, who is doing his compulsory service in a remote village in Anatolia, after meeting Nuray during the pessimistic days when he was waiting for an assignment to Istanbul.
WHEN WILL THE FILM ON DRY HERBS BE RELEASED?
On Dry Grass will be released in France on July 12. Türkiye’s vision date has not yet been determined.
FILM ACTORS ON DRY HERBS
The cast of the 197-minute film includes:
Deniz Celiloglu – Samet
Merve Dizdar – Nuray
Musab Ekici – Kenan
Ece Bagci – Sevim
Erdem Senocak – Tolga
Yuksel Aksu – Vahit
Munir Can Cindoruk – Feyyaz
Onur Berk Arslanoğlu – Manager Bekir
Yıldırım Gucik – Education Branch Manager
Cengiz Bozkurt – Police
S. Emrah Ozdemir – Sergeant
Elif Ürse – Deputy Director Saime
Elite Andaç Çam – Firdevs
Nalan Kuruçim – Kevser
Ferhat Akgün – Guidance Teacher Atakan
Action Canpolat – Halime
WHERE WAS THE FILM SHOOTED?
Nuri Bilge Ceylan, who stated that they traveled a lot to find a location for the shooting of the film, said that they shot in the villages around Karayazı district of Erzurum. Each scene was shot in a different village and presented as a single location in the montage.
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