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2012
  • Documentary

Mustafa's Sweet Dreams

The story of mustafa who dreams of becoming a baklava master in istanbul.
Runtime
1h 20m
Countries
  • FR
  • France
  • GR
  • Greece
  • QA
  • Qatar
Languages
  • tr
The small Turkish town of Gaziantep. 16-year-old Mustafa is one of many young boys who study the complex art of making baklava, the Turkish desert renowned across the world. Under the strict eye of the master Baklava makers, Mustafa’s life is one of hard work and dedication to his chosen craft. But Mustafa dreams of a life beyond the confines of the workshop. He still wants to be a baklava master: he just wants to do it on his terms. Soon, against the advice of his friends and family, Mustafa makes a move towards the big city. Will his dreams be realised or will they crumble before him? A film about the impetuousness of youth and the importance of reaching for the stars, Angelos Abazoglou’s innnovative documentary is a moving and joyful coming-of-age tale which will speak to anyone who has ever wanted to fullfill their dreams.

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  • Status
    Released
  • Release date
    March 1, 2012
  • Original Language
    English
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