About Dry Grasses

Best Actress, Cannes 2023


Original language: Turkish

Subtitles: Romanian, English


Directed by: Nuri Bilge CEYLAN

Country: Turkey, France, Germany

Year of production: 2023

Length: 197 minutes

Genre: drama

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