Queen Lear
Shakespeare’s King Lear travelling on the dusty and risky roads to the remotest forgotten villages in the mountains of Turkey where even drinking water can hardly reach, turns delicately into Queen Lear in the hands of a peasant-women theatre group.
  • directed by
    • pelin esmer
  • producers
    • pelin esmer
    • dilde mahalli
  • co-producers
    • barış bıçakçı
    • eda arıkan
    • feride çiçekoğlu
  • camera
    • morteza atabaki
    • pelin esmer
  • editing
    • pelin esmer
    • eren aksu
  • music
    • barış diri
  • sound recording
    • hüseyin can erol
  • sound design
    • kubilay tok
  • colorist
    • murat birkon
  • camera assistants
    • çağlar fatih
    • kuzey demir
  • music studio
    • ubormetenga
  • post production studios
    • 1000 volt
    • atlas
  • arslanköy village theatre group
    • behiye yanık
    • cennet güneş
    • fatma fatih
    • ümmü kurt
    • zeynep fatih
    • hüseyin arslanköylü
    • ahmet aksoy
    • erkan güzel
  • mersin municipal theatre group
  • general art director
    • ahmet aksoy
  • performers
    • ahmet aksoy
    • erkan güzel
    • eren demirel
    • bedrettin yıldırım
    • hüseyin erdal
    • bülent kızıldağ
  • musicians
    • abidin aslan (violin)
    • celalettin eryürek (oud)
  • technical director
    • adnan göksu
  • logistic support
    • mehmet çetinkaya
    • gürhan ötün
  • hair and make-up
    • merve sakallı
  • theatre group assistants
    • mithat fatih
    • samet güneş
  • drivers
    • bedrettin yıldırım
    • hüseyin erdal
    • alettin erkek
  • original title: Kraliçe Lear
  • english title: Queen Lear
  • production company: Sinefilm
  • production country: Turkey
  • production year: 2019
  • genre: feature documentary
  • formats: DCP
  • color: color
  • duration: 84 minutes
  • language: turkish
  • subtitles: english
  • aspect ratio: 16:9
  • sound: 5.1
  • participants

    • behiye yanık
    • cennet güneş
    • fatma fatih
    • ümmü kurt
    • zeynep fatih
    • hüseyin arslanköylü
    • ahmet aksoy
    • erkan güzel
  • Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Documentary Film
  • 26. International Adana Golden Boll Film Festival, Turkey
    Yılmaz Güney Award
    Best Music Award
    SİYAD “Cüneyt Cebenoyan” Best Film Award
  • Başka Sinema Ayvalık Film Festival, Turkey
    2019 Selection
  • 56. Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey
    Special Screenings
  • 8. International Zeugma Film Festival, Turkey
    Living Together
  • 13. Sinemardin International Mardin Film Festival, Turkey
    2019 Selection
  • This Human World 12. International Human Rights Film Festival, Austria
    Austrian Premiere
  • FIPADOC International Documentary Festival, France
    International Documentary
  • 43. Göteborg Film Festival, Sweden
    Nordic Premiere: Five Continents
  • 35. DOK.fest München, Germany
    German Premiere
  • 23. Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival
  • 2020 Selection: “Each has a Different Color”
  • 28. Barcelona International Women’s Film Festival
  • Spanish Premiere: “Panoràmica 2020”