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.
  • Another Masterclass in Conversational Cinema
  • [The film] finds Ceylan’s gifts as a dramatist in their finest form since 2011’s “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia"
  • [Nuri Bilge Ceylan] thoroughly deserves his continuing A-list status at Cannes
  • "About Dry Grasses" is among the most brilliantly off-putting works to be featured at Cannes in recent years
  • A pastoral masterpiece
    The Wrap
  • Nuri Bilge Ceylan paints the minutiae of misanthropy on a vast, ravishing canvas
  • An overwhelming, monumental work
    El Periodico
  • Ceylan’s best feature since "Once Upon a Time in Anatolia"
    The Wrap
  • A sprawling work that is enthralling in its capacity to capture and reflect on life
    • DCP
    • HD