On Barren Weeds

By Nuri Bilge Ceylan 2023 Les Herbes Sèches Feature Film
On Barren Weeds
  • Drama

Synopsis

Samet, a young teacher, is finishing his fourth year of compulsory service in a remote village in Anatolia, while hoping to be assigned to Istanbul. When he and his colleague Kenan are accused of harassment by two female students, he loses all hope of escaping the grim life he seems to be stuck in. But his meeting with Nuray, herself a teacher, may help him overcome his angst.