About the film
turkey sexual humiliation cultural difference aegean sea
Release Date: March 16, 2007
|Production Companies||:||Greek Film Centre, ANS Prodüksiyon, Highway Productions, Eurimages Council of Europe, Dogan TV & Radio|
|Writers||:||Abdullah Oğuz, Elif Ayan, Zülfü Livaneli, Kubilay Tunçer, Sırrı Süreyya Önder|
A young woman of about 17 years old, named Meryem (Ozgu Namal), has been raped, and her village's customs call for her to be killed to restore honor and dignity to her family and village. The eldest son of the village leader, Cemal (Murat Han), is ordered to take Meryem to Istanbul and kill her, but at the last minute he cannot complete the task.