Stray

Documentary | 72 Minutes

Canada: Friday, March 05, 2021

Magnolia Pictures

http://www.magpictures.com/stray/home

STRAY explores what it means to live as a being without status or security, following three strays - Zeytin, Nazar and Kartal - as they embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society that allow us an unvarnished portrait of human life - and their own canine culture. 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 disparate lives of Zeytin, Nazar and Kartal intersect when they each form intimate bonds with a group of young Syrians who share the streets with them. Whether they lead us into bustling streets or decrepit ruins, the gaze of these strays acts as a window into the overlooked corners of society: women in loveless marriages, protesters without arms, refugees without sanctuary. STRAY is a critical observation of human civilization through the unfamiliar gaze of dogs and a sensory voyage into new ways of seeing.
 
 
 
 
 

Cast & Crew

Movie Crew
 
  • Elizabeth Lo
    Director
     
  • Elizabeth Lo
    Producer
     
  • Shane Boris
    Producer
     
  • Elizabeth Lo
    Writer
     
 

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