The story of Aziz through an existential crisis longing for his youth: he is not happy with his work nor his private life, which is hijacked by his sister and her family, who have been living with him for some time now.
Heading towards his middle ages, Aziz is not content with his life. He doesn't like his job, which he works in for years, and where he falls further away from his dreams. He cannot find peace at home either, since his sister and her family start living in his house after his brother-in-law goes broke. His nephew Caner is a naughty boy and he turns the house into a living hell for Aziz; all he seeks is relaxation. Deep inside, Aziz feels that his relationship with his girlfriend Burcu has come to an end after four years. His need for his solitude and spending some time on his own deepens every single day. Aziz simply wants to be free. He is stuck in a cycle and he has to find a way out. Eventually, in a moment he feels more desperate ever before, an opportunity arises for him. However, Aziz has to tell a mean lie and keep up the act. Aziz can't miss this chance. The consequences he has to bear change his life utterly, in a way that he never asks for.
Going in blind, I quite enjoyed this movie. Sure, it has it's shortcomings but no way near the hate it's getting here. I don't think this movie was intended for Turkish audiences, who are very vanilla most of the time when it comes to any form of art. I don't know what this movie claimed to be during the advertising period but if you watch it expecting a "normie" comedy, you'll be disappointed. That exact reason is why I enjoyed it. It can be called dark comedy-ish I guess, labels don't matter to me. The art direction was quite beautiful and the acting was decent, as expected from a cast of veteran actors. Comparing this to the dumpster fire that was Leyla Everlasting is a blasphemy.
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