'About Dry Grasses' becomes Türkiye's Oscar nominee

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Nuri Bilge Ceylan's latest film 'About Dry Grasses', which won Turkish actress Merve Dizdar the 'Best Actress' award at the Cannes Film Festival, has been nominated for an Oscar.

'About Dry Grasses' becomes Türkiye's Oscar nominee

Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan's film "About Dry Grasses", which had its world premiere at the 76th Cannes Film Festival, has been selected as Türkiye's nominee for the 96th Academy Awards (Oscar).

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM NOMINEE

An evaluation meeting was held by a 15-member selection committee consisting of representatives of professional organizations in the field of cinema to determine Türkiye's candidate for "Best International Film". In the meeting where 7 films that applied to the Cinema Professional Unions Power Union were evaluated, the film "About Dry Grasses" directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan was determined as Türkiye's candidate for "Best International Film".

The award ceremony to be organized in the United States is planned to be held in March next year.

ABOUT FILM

Starring Deniz Celiloglu, Merve Dizdar, Musab Ekici, and Ece Bagci, the film tells the story of Samet, an art teacher who, in the last year of his compulsory service in a small village, hopes to be assigned to Türkiye’s Istanbul, but whose life is turned upside down when he is accused of harassment by two female students.

Source: turkiyegazetesi.com.tr

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