Iron Earth, Copper Sky

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Iron Earth, Copper Sky
Directed by Zülfü Livaneli
Produced by Renée Gundelach
Ülker Livaneli
Wim Wenders
Written by Zülfü Livaneli
Yasar Kemal
Starring Rutkay Aziz
Cinematography Jürgen Jürges
Release date
  • 4 May 1987 (1987-05-04)
Country Turkey
Language Turkish

Iron Earth, Copper Sky (Turkish: Yer Demir Gök Bakır) is a 1987 German-Turkish drama film, written, produced and directed by Zülfü Livaneli based on the novel of the same name by Yaşar Kemal, featuring Rutkay Aziz as a simple villager elevated to sainthood status while still alive. The film, which premiered in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival[1] on 4 May 1987, won the OCIC Award at the 1987 San Sebastián International Film Festival and a German Camera Award for Jürgen Jürges.



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Iron Earth, Copper Sky". Retrieved 2009-07-23. 

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