Director: Deniz Gamze Ergüven • Turkey, Germany

At the start of this stark, meditative drama that recalls The Virgin Suicides, five sisters play in the sea with their male classmates. As punishment for such immoral behavior, the grandmother and uncle raising the girls imprison them at home to maintain their “purity” until marriage. Submission or defiance seem to be the only options, as each sister, one by one, finds her own personal escape route.

Year: 2015
Language: Turkish
Subtitles: English
Run Time:94 Min.
Festival Program: World Cinema
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