Stray

    Genre
    Documentary
  • Runtime
    72 mins
  • Release Date
    2020
  • Countries
    Turkey
  • Languages
    Turkish

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Rated 100% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, Film Independent Spirit Award nominated STRAY explores what it means to live as a being without status or security, following three strays as they embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society. Director Elizabeth Lo’s award-winning film is a critical observation of human civilization through the unfamiliar gaze of dogs and a sensory voyage into new ways of seeing. Heralded by Variety as "the ultimate love letter to dogs, and a multifaceted moral inquiry into humanity."
DIRECTED BY:
Elizabeth Lo
WRITTEN BY:
Elizabeth Lo
CAST INCLUDES:

SYNOPSIS

Filmmaker Elizabeth Lo follows the plight of three stray dogs as they find human companionship on the streets of Turkey. Zeytin, fiercely independent, embarks on adventures through the city at night; Nazar, nurturing and protective, easily befriends the humans around her; while Kartal, a shy puppy living on the outskirts of a construction site, finds companions in the security guards who care for her. The strays’ disparate lives intersect when they each form intimate bonds with a group of young Syrians with whom they share the streets.

Stray

    Genre
    Documentary
  • Runtime
    72 mins
  • Release Date
    2020
  • Countries
    Turkey
  • Languages
    Turkish
DIRECTED BY
Elizabeth Lo
WRITTEN BY
Elizabeth Lo
CAST INCLUDES
Rated 100% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, Film Independent Spirit Award nominated STRAY explores what it means to live as a being without status or security, following three strays as they embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society. Director Elizabeth Lo’s award-winning film is a critical observation of human civilization through the unfamiliar gaze of dogs and a sensory voyage into new ways of seeing. Heralded by Variety as "the ultimate love letter to dogs, and a multifaceted moral inquiry into humanity."

Filmmaker Elizabeth Lo follows the plight of three stray dogs as they find human companionship on the streets of Turkey. Zeytin, fiercely independent, embarks on adventures through the city at night; Nazar, nurturing and protective, easily befriends the humans around her; while Kartal, a shy puppy living on the outskirts of a construction site, finds companions in the security guards who care for her. The strays’ disparate lives intersect when they each form intimate bonds with a group of young Syrians with whom they share the streets.