Snow and the Bear

(Kar ve ayı)


Merve Dizdar, Saygın Soysal, Asiye Dinçsoy, Erkan Bektaş,

We offer a return engagement of one of the standout films from SFFILM 2023, this impressive debut film from Turkey. Asli is a nurse wholly committed to her profession—even when it means relocating to a remote town with provincial beliefs and subzero temperatures. Though the villagers warn her of bear attacks from the neighboring forest, Asli finds more to fear from some of the men around her. When a citizen disappears, townsfolk point fingers at the bears or Asli. Director Selcen Ergun expertly balances the tension between patriarchal tradition and modernity, crafting a mystery-drama that hones in on the wilderness inside humanity as much as the woods that surround Asli’s new home.

  • Selcen Ergun
  • Yeşim Aslan
  • Florent Herry
  • Turkish
  • with English subtitles
Print Info
  • Color
  • DCP
  • 93 mins
  • Arthood Entertainment

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