This film is not currently scheduled to screen at New Park.
When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged.
It’s the beginning of summer. In a small village in northern Turkey, Lale and her four sisters are on their way home from school, innocently playing with local boys. But prying village eyes view their games with suspicion about the girls behaviour. Their refusal to repent quickly causes a scandal among the family.
Supporting Women Filmmakers
Drawing vocal support from critics, festivals and audiences across the globe, this stunning Oscar-nominated debut from Turkish female director Deniz Gamze Ergüven is set to be one of the most talked-about and celebrated films of the year.(subtitles)
NB. Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s first English-speaking film ‘Kings’ is being previewed on 14 and 15 August.