Turkish film wins top prize in Italian film festival

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

The most expensive film ever produced in Turkey takes the top prize at the Terra di Siena International Film Festival in Italy.

Starring Kivanc Tatlıtug, Mert Firat and Belcim Bilgin Erdogan, the movie "Kelebegin Ruyasi" (The Butterfly's Dream) written by Yilmaz Erdogan that received the top price is set in the 1940s of Turkey and revolves around two young poets, who vie for the affection of the same girl.

Both write poems for the girl and it is decided between them that whoever’s poem the girl likes will win the love contest. At the same time, the poets deal with other realities of life such as disease, poverty, compulsory work in mine fields and World War II.


Terra di Siena Film Festival is considered one of the major festivals in the Europe.


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