Winner of the prestigious Golden Bear at the 1964 Berlin International Film Festival, this melodrama follows the evil plotting of an unremorseful tobacco farmer who builds a dam to prevent water from flowing downhill to his neighbors’ crops.
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was enjoying the movie up to the scene where they filmed the shotgun shooting of a dog. it was a real live shooting. yeah i know - different time and place compared to modern standards - no harm of animals etc etc. pretty much turned me off after that.
A timeless tale of larger than life themes: love, betrayal, sibling rivalry, class struggle. This is a great movie; you can feel the dust of the earth in your mouth watching it. It's bold and expressionistic but also gritty and violent and sensual. And of course there's some utter suckling, too. Still, Erksan's other movies seem even cooler and weirder!
masterpiece! İf you look at camera movements all those dynamic fast rotations ,pans , tilts are creating a language for this film . Because locations are few ... water canal , field , a house .thats all. If this director didnt use those camera movements , this movie could be really boring . water and woman all of these are life sources for humanity .Male dominated society is showin their bad face to achive these.
Winner of the 1964 Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, Dry Summer is a tense story of love and betrayal with wonderful performances throughout. It speaks of greed through the microcosmic Osman, whilst presenting an allegorical argument against the capitalist ideal. Tender, violent and superbly written.