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Across the Sea (2014)

Deniz Seviyesi (original title)
Damla leaves Ayvalik for America 8 years ago to study at university. She is a successful business woman married to an American lawyer living in New York now. She is 6 months pregnant to her... See full summary »


Nisan Dag, Esra Saydam


Esra Saydam (story), Nisan Dag (co-writer) | 1 more credit »
8 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »




Credited cast:
Damla Sönmez ... Damla
Ahmet Rifat Sungar ... Burak
Jacob Fishel Jacob Fishel ... Kevin
Elif Ürse Elif Ürse ... Asli
Hakan Karsak ... Sabri
Sanem Öge Sanem Öge ... Nayla
Ayca Yagcioglu Ayca Yagcioglu ... Ipek
Sinan Eczacibasi Sinan Eczacibasi ... Teo
Serdar Yegin Serdar Yegin
Ozum Ersoy Ozum Ersoy ... Mina
Mert Bulgan Mert Bulgan ... Mehmet
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stuart Zagnit ... Dr. Stein
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Damla leaves Ayvalik for America 8 years ago to study at university. She is a successful business woman married to an American lawyer living in New York now. She is 6 months pregnant to her first child, but still does not feel herself ready to be a mother because of what she left in her past in Turkey. One day she receives news from Turkey and learns the summer house where she spent her childhood is being sold. She comes to Ayvalik with her husband. The only thing in her mind is to confront with her ex- lover, Burak who she left without making any explanation many years ago. But he completely removed her from his life. She now will tell him the secret she keeps for years to reconcile with everything.

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Beautiful movie
9 August 2017 | by kogrodnikSee all my reviews

Beautiful movie. Albeit topic is common, it is presented in an exquisite way, many slow camera moments where only facial expressions tell it all, you can feel the pain through their silence. The beauty and pains of first love, moving to a new country, starting fresh, not able to forget the past....universal themes. Greatly enjoyed watching it, great acting and cinematography.

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Release Date:

7 November 2014 (Turkey) See more »

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Across the Sea See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »


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