About Dry Grasses

By Nuri Bilge Ceylan 2023 Les Herbes Sèches Feature Film Completed
197 min
  • Drama
Nuri Bilge Ceylan, the director of “Winter Sleep” (2014 Palme d’Or), brings us back to Anatolia. The actress Merve Dizdar has received the Award for Best Actress at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival. The film​ represents Turkey in the Best Foreign Film category​ at the 2024 Academy Awards.


Samet, a young art teacher, is finishing his fourth year of compulsory service in a remote village in Anatolia. After a turn of events he can hardly make sense of, he loses his hopes of escaping the grim life he seems to be stuck in. Will his encounter with Nuray, herself a teacher, help him overcome his angst?

About Dry Grasses
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