Mandwa screens ‘Winter Sleep’ film

ISLAMABAD, Sep 24 (APP): Mandwa Film Club, Saturday screened Turkish drama film ‘Winter Sleep’ at Lok Virsa media centre.

‘Winter Sleep’ is a Turkish drama film directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan in 2014, adapted from the short story, “The Wife”, by Anton Chekhov.

The story is set in Anatolia and examines the significant divide between the rich and poor as well as the powerful and powerless in Turkey.

At the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, the film won the Palme d’Or and the FIPRESCI Prize.

The film was selected as the Turkish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards.