Mehmet, a waste warehouse worker, lives from day to day with an illness for which he does not have the money to treat. One day, he comes across a small boy, Ali, who is hiding in a giant pile of cardboard. A bond forms between them, even as his own illness and life threatens to spiral out of control.
Directed by Can Ulkay, this Turkish drama stars Cagatay Ulusoy, Emir Ali Dogrul, Ersin Arici and others. Paper Lives releases on March 12, 2021 on Netflix.