Mon 28 Oct

Turkish Ice-Cream

Cert. 12A

Festivals & Series

10th UK Iranian Film Festival

Türk Isi Dondurma

120 mins

in Turkish with EN subs

Turkey | 2019 | dir. Can Ulkay with Ali Atay, Erkan Kolçak Köstendil, Şebnem Bozoklu, Will Thorp, Marleen Mathews, Caner Kurtaran, Tristan Alexander, James Farley, Alma Terziç, Carl Wharton

In the year of 1915, the lives of Mehmet, an ice-cream man, and Ali, a cameleer, who have been living in a small town in Australia change drastically when World War I breaks out. As two Turkish immigrants, they have to make a choice as to whether they will fight for the country they were born in (Turkey) or the country they live in and love. The two protagonists therefore decide to fight for Turkey and head to Çanakkale, although their journey won’t be as easy as they initially believed it would be.

This film is part of the Middle East Guest Programme

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