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MUSTANG
8 pm Thursday February 9th

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/may/15/deniz-gamze-erguven-mustang-turkey-interview-rachel-cooke

 

 

 

 

 

Director: Deniz Gamze Erguven 2016

Cast: Gunez Sensoy,
Doga Zaynep Doguslu
TugbaSunguroglu

 

Country: Turkey, France

Rated 15 Subtitles 97 minutes


In a village in northern Turkey, five sisters are walking home from school, playing innocently with some boys. The perceived immorality of their games sets off a scandal with unexpected consequences. The family over-reacts, imprisoning the girls, subjecting them to endless lessons in housework in preparation for becoming brides.

"Mustang is incendiary and intimate, engaging and sweet"
Kevin Maher, The Times

 

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