At Turkey’s oldest zoo, a lonely manager and a withdrawn female officer form an unlikely bond: as they hide the death of the zoo’s oldest inhabitant, an Anatolian leopard.
In order to stop the privatization process and fake its escape, they set in motion an absurd charade that spins out of control.
In Turkey’s grey and quiet capital, the ghost of this leopard will persist.
The critically-acclaimed, wickedly clever comedy, which wowed audiences at TIFF and won the festival’s coveted FIPRESCI Jury Award, arrives in U.S. cinemas next Friday, November 4th.
The feature debut of acclaimed short filmmaker Emre Kayiş, the picture stars Uğur Polat, İpek Türktan, Tansu Bi ̇çer, Ege Aydan, Nuri Gökaşan, Osman Alkaş, and Seyithan Özdemir.