When her husband Cemal is arrested in Romania, Emine is left alone with their child who needs immediate surgery. She takes a job as a needle worker at a garment workshop where she comes across Ziya, her husband’s former boss.
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Demirkubuz dives deep into a couple's marriage that on the surface appears normal but through the course of the film in turn highlights serious flaws on both sides. Cultural expectations and gender roles are examined and make for fascinating yet frustrating viewing. 3.5 stars
I have two things in my mind: Either Demirkubuz watches too much porn or he thinks we watch too much porn. Or still worse, we are in fact together stranded inside an unnecessarily prolonged tasteless porn movie.
Probably, one or more of these things is true. But I don't care anymore. I am fed up with seeing exactly same shit -I think I know by heart- again and again in each time