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Watchtower

In the lush dense mountain forest of Kastamonu, Turkey, the warden of a remote watchtower strikes a companionship with a young mom after witnessing...

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Watchtower

Gözetleme Kulesi Drama

In the lush dense mountain forest of Kastamonu, Turkey, the warden of a remote watchtower strikes a companionship with a young mom after witnessing her plight, eventually finding solace and hope in each another.

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  • Pelin Esmer
  • Olgun Simsek
    Nilay Erdonmez
    Menderes Samancilar
    Kadir Cermik
    Lacin Ceylan
    Riza Akin
    Mehmet Bozdogan
  • Turkey
    France
    Germany
  • Turkish
  • 96 Mins
  • 2012

Accolades

Adana Film Festival, 2012

Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress & Actor

Göteborg Film Festival, 2013

International Debut Award Nominee

Rotterdam International Film Festival, 2013

Tiger Award Nominee

Taipei Film Festival, 2013

International New Talent Competition – Grand Prize Nominee

Trivia

Kastamonu is one of the provinces in Turkey in the Black Sea region, thus it is mostly covered with forests due to the mild Black Sea climate. Majority of the provinces’ labor force is occupied in agriculture, as almost all of the arable land has permanent crops.