Starring Kivanc Tatlitug, Mert Firat and Belcim Bilgin, the film centers on two young poets in 1940s Turkey who vie for the affection of a girl through their poems, Hurriyet daily reported.
Whoever’s poem the girl likes will win, and the other will step aside. In the meantime, the poets have to deal with other problems, such as disease, poverty, compulsory work in the mines and World War II.The story is mainly set in the early 1940s in Zonguldak, on Turkey’s Black Sea coast.
The movie was nominated in three categories: best film, best actor and best film music. It was released on DVD and digitally in the United States on Nov. 7, 2013.
Composed, arranged and produced by celebrated Turkish feature film, TV, and video game composer Rahman Altin, the film’s epic soundtrack immediately topped Turkey’s mu-sic charts on its release.
“The Butterfly’s Dream” also won the best film music award at the 15th Milan International Film Festival and the public choice award at the 13th World Soundtrack Academy in Bel-gium.