About the film
based on true story honor killing
A Regular Woman
Release Date: May 09, 2019
|Production Companies||:||WDR, Südwestrundfunk, ARD, RBB, NDR, HR, Vincent productions GmbH|
|Producers||:||Simone Bär, Sandra Maischberger, Amal El-Farfachi, Patrick Dresen, Peter Effenberg|
|Writers||:||Florian Oeller, Matthias Deiß, Jo Goll|
Hatun "Aynur" Sürücü, a vibrant young Turkish woman and mother is murdered at 23 by her youngest brother in an honor killing. Forced into an abusive arranged marriage with a cousin in Istanbul at 16 by her devout Muslim family, Anyur escapes to Berlin and gives birth to a son. She is considered a disgraceful burden by her parents and siblings, so Anyur soon leaves her family and attempts to start a new life.