Cloves & Carnations

by Bekir Bülbül



In the desolate roads of South Eastern Anatolia, Musa, an old refugee, carries the corpse of his deceased wife to their homeland accompanied by his granddaughter, Halime. Their journey becomes more difficult as they get closer to the border of a country at war. Once they get caught up by the police, their ways separate in three different destinations.


Turkey/Belgium  101mn HD

Directed by

Bekir Bülbül

Written by

Büşra Bülbül and Bekir Bülbül

Produced by

Halil Kardaş (Filmcode – Turkey)

Co-produced by

Bozena Bogdziewicz-Onkol (Bo Dream Productions – Belgium)


 Baris Aygen, Cinematographer

Bio- Filmo

After his first documentary film BULGUR MILL, Bekir Bülbül made his debut feature film MY SHORT WORDS (2018). Its world premiere was at the 37th Istanbul Film Festival. The film travelled to more than thirty countries and won many Grand Prizes. CLOVES & CARNATIONS is the director’s 2nd feature film.