The Legend of Yaşar Kemal

  • April 13, 2018 / 21:30

Director: Aydın Orak
With: Arif Keskiner, Ara Güler, Zülfi Livaneli
Turkey, 2017, 113’, color,Turkish with English subtitles
 

The life of world renowned writer Yaşar Kemal is chronicled from his birth to his death through interviews with the late writer and his close friends. The turning points of the legendary writer’s life are recounted in an epic narrative. In addition to never before seen archival footage of Kemal, hundreds of hours’ worth of audio recordings and thousands of pages of documents were used in making of this documentary. In The Legend of Yaşar Kemal the struggles, literature, and life of a monumental sycamore and his stance in the face of events that changed the century are portrayed with a cinematic narrative.

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The Legend of Yaşar Kemal

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