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, arabic, french, german, spanish
  • 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
  • 26th International Adana Golden Boll Film Festival, Turkey
    Yılmaz Güney Award
    Best Music Award
    SIYAD “Cüneyt Cebenoyan” Best Film Award
  • Başka Sinema Ayvalık Film Festival, Turkey
    2019 Selection
  • 56th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey
    Special Screenings
  • 8th International Zeugma Film Festival, Turkey
    Living Together
  • 13th 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
  • 43rd Göteborg Film Festival, Sweden
    Nordic Premiere: Five Continents
  • 35th DOK.fest München, Germany
    German Premiere
  • 23rd Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival, Turkey
  • 2020 Selection: “Each has a Different Color”
  • 28th Barcelona International Women’s Film Festival, Spain
  • Spanish Premiere: “Panoràmica 2020”
  • 18th Filmmor Women’s Film Festival Online, Turkey
  • 2020 Selection
  • 23rd Maine International Film Festival, United States
  • 2020 Selection
  • 15th South East European Film Festival Los Angeles, United States
  • Best Documentary Award
  • 52nd SIYAD Awards, Turkey
  • Best Feature Documentary Award
  • Orient Express Film Festival, Switzerland
  • 2020 Selection
  • 17th Paris Turkish Film Festival, France
  • 2020 Selection