Film Screening: "The Last Schnitzel"
The Last Schnitzel ("Son Şnitzel") (Dir. by Kaan Arici & Ismail Kurtulus, 2017)
The Last Schnitzel is a satirical comedy laced with sci-fi elements. It takes place in a dystopian future at an imaginary country named the Grand Turkish Republic, just before all nations must leave Earth for Mars. The President of the Grand Turkish Republic demands to eat one last chicken schnitzel before leaving Earth. There is a little catch however: the last chicken was alive some 200 years ago. So now, Kamil, the Chief Presidential Assistant, is faced with the most difficult task of his life. Watch the trailer here.
Discussant: Burcu Karahan (Stanford University)
This film is part of the Understanding Turkey Through Film Series. All films are in Turkish with English subtitles. Screenings are free & open to the public.