The premiere of the movie “Walnut Tree”, which will be released on March 11, was held at Atlas Cinema last night.
The premiere of director and screenwriter Faysal Soysal’s second feature film, Walnut Tree, was held at Atlas Cinema last night. The film, shot with the contributions of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism, General Directorate of Cinema, and TRT, has the distinction of being the first Iran-Turkey co-production.
Serdar Orçin and Sezin Akbaşoğulları play the leading roles in “Walnut Tree”. Bringing a unique perspective to post-coup traumas and femicide, the film won awards from national and international festivals. In addition, after the 8th Buenos Aires Film Festival, which he will participate in this month, he was selected for the main competition section of the 5th International Nepal Film Festival.
The plot of the movie is briefly as follows: Hayati, who works as a literature teacher in a town in Anatolia, learns that his father, who committed suicide as a child, was unable to help his friend who was tortured during the coup. On top of that, Hayati’s wife Yaprak, who broke her ties with life, leaves the house, citing the psychological problems of her husband. At this very moment, the discovery of a woman’s corpse in the lake near the town turns Hayati’s eyes. Not hearing from Yaprak for a while creates the idea that the corpse belongs to Yaprak. Hayati takes the blame even though he knows that the body does not belong to his wife…
Walnut Tree is in cinemas on March 11!