A strong-willed young woman, who, frustrated by on-going injustice at home, leaves the U.S. after meeting Jude, an American doctor who runs a remote medical mission within the Ottoman Empire. A world both exotic and dangerous, and on the brink of what is about to become World War I. There, she finds her loyalty to Jude and the mission's founder tested when she falls in love with their perceived enemy, a Lieutenant in the Ottoman Imperial Army. Now, with invading army forces at their doorstep, and the world about to plunge into all-out war, she must make a decision if she wants to be what other people want her to be, or to be herself.
The crowd voices at market and other scenes were in Arabic language, while the formal language at that time was Turkish. See more »
Eastern Anatolia is a rugged country. Its people are poor but hard-working. For them, modern medicine is a revolutionary concept. That is why the work of the American Mission Hospital in Van is so vitally important. For many peoplue in the region, our hospital offers the only medical care available. People come from hundreds of miles around. And the only reason we are able to provide for them is because of generous donations from open-hearted Christians like yourselves. There are impedements, ...
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