Cloves & Carnations

by Bekir Bülbül

Synopsis

Synopsis

In the snowy and desolate roads of South Eastern Anatolia, Musa, an old refugee, carries the corpse of his deceased wife to their homeland with his granddaughter. 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.

Specifications

Turkey/ Belgium  2022  103mn  4K  16:9  5.1  Turkish & Arabic

original title: BIR TUTAM KARANFIL

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)

Crew

Cinematographer:  Baris Aygen

Art Director:  Osman Çankırılı

Editors:  Eren Sabri Öztürk & Bekir Bülbül

Sound Designer:  Umut Şenyol

Director's 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.

Festivals

World Premiere at Tokyo IFF 2022 – Asian Future Competition