Mustang

Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüve

Early summer in a village in Northern Turkey. Five free-spirited teenaged sisters splash about on the beach with their male classmates. Though their games are merely innocent fun, a neighbor passes by and reports what she considers to be illicit behavior to the girls’ family.  The family overreacts, removing all “instruments of corruption,” like cell phones and computers, and essentially imprisoning the girls, subjecting them to endless lessons in housework in preparation for them to become brides.  As the eldest sisters are married off, the younger ones bond together to avoid the same fate. The fierce love between them empowers them to rebel and chase a future where they can determine their own lives in Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s debut, a powerful portrait of female empowerment.

2016 Oscars® Nominee - Best Foreign Language Film
2016 Golden Globe Nominee - Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language


Mustang (France, Turkey, Germany, Qatar | 2015)

Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven
Written by Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Alice Winocour
Starring Dogba Doguslu, Elit Iscan, Gunes Sensoy, Ilayda Akdogan, Tugba Sunguroglu
Theatrical Release date: November 20, 2015
Run time: 94 min


US Distributor: Cohen Media Group

> Available on DVD May 10, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
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