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Bliss (2007)
"Mutluluk" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  16 March 2007 (Turkey)
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When a young woman named Meryem (Özgü Namal) is raped, her village custom requires that she be killed in order for the dishonour to be expunged from her family... See full synopsis »

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Meryem
Talat Bulut ...
Irfan
Murat Han ...
Cemal
Mustafa Avkiran ...
Ali Riza
Emin Gursoy ...
Tahsin
Meral Çetinkaya ...
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Aysel
Sebnem Köstem ...
Döne
Leyla Basak ...
Serap
Idil Yener ...
Nazik
Erol Babaoglu ...
Yakup
Ali Zeytin
Ugur Izgi
Emel Göksu ...
Gülizar Ebe
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When a young woman named Meryem (Özgü Namal) is raped, her village custom requires that she be killed in order for the dishonour to be expunged from her family... See full synopsis »

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$7,039 (USA) (7 August 2009)

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My Favorite Seattle Film Festival Movie
14 June 2008 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Great movie and was particularly appealing as it covers so many topics/ angles/contrasts. It deals with many opposites.

Starts out with the portrayal of life in rural Turkey and ends up juxtaposing this with the new modern Turkish cultures and views. The opening scene of a barren lakeside with the lively visual of the teaming sheep being herded is breathtaking. It is still burned in my brain.

Displays people at their most inhuman and unfathomable to their most caring and compassionate. One moment you are repulsed by the depths of depravity that man can descend too and then rewarded by the caring and sublime that one can attain. You view parched, barren rocky landscapes then are treated to a seascape that makes you want to book an immediate trip to the Aegean.

There is a minor love story at play and all times the wonderful score interjects itself in the background. The scenery is transcendent. A must see.


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