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My Mother's Wound (2016)

Annemin Yarasi (original title)
Upon turning eight-teen, Salih leaves the orphanage to go on a journey that uncovers bitter truths of a war-ridden past.


Ozan Açiktan (as Ozan Aciktan), Ozan Açiktan


Ozan Açiktan (screenplay) (as Ozan Aciktan), Ozan Güven (screenplay) (as Ozan Guven) | 4 more credits »
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Ozan Güven ... Borislav / Marija's husband (as Ozan Guven)
Meryem Uzerli ... Marija / Borislav's wife
Belçim Bilgin ... Nerma / Mirsad's wife
Okan Yalabik ... Mirsad / Nerma's husband
Bora Akkas Bora Akkas ... Salih / Nerma and Borislav's son
Sabina Ajrula ... Mevlüde / Mirsad's mother (as Sabina Toziya)
Sermet Yesil ... Dejan
Koray Sahinbas Koray Sahinbas ... Ratko
Ayça Eren Ayça Eren ... Tamara
Suleyman Atanisev Suleyman Atanisev ... Sadik
Ersel Sarica Ersel Sarica ... Yetimhanedeki Çocuk 1 / Orphan Child 1
Ziya Durukan Ziya Durukan ... Yetimhanedeki Çocuk 2 / Orphan Child 2
Mihajlo Jovanovic ... Yetimhanedeki Çocuk 3 / Orphan Child 3
Nikola Dragutinovic Nikola Dragutinovic ... Yetimhanedeki Çocuk 4 / Orphan Child 4
Sergej Zivkovic Sergej Zivkovic ... Yetimhanedeki Çocuk 5 / Orphan Child 5


When he turns 18, Salih leaves the orphanage to learn the truth about his family. He, like many Bosnians, was left to an orphanage after the war. First he learns the place of his mother, Nerma with the pieces of information he learned from the orphanage manager. But he doesn't like what he finds out, because she was raped by a Serbian soldier, Borislav during the war and gave birth to him. As a result of the rape, she became a person who could continue to live with drugs and therefore could not remember her past. She is married to Mirsad, also a war veteran who doesn't know her past, but Mevlüde, his mother knows everything. and keeps as secret. Salih sets off to find his father for both wanting to know him and also wanting to punish him for doing this to his mother. As tension escalates disquieting secrets surface. A gripping tale of family, love and identity, the movie follows Salih as he searches for a trail of hope amongst war-torn lives.

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Drama | Mystery | War


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it was a great movie
9 October 2020 | by halilerturk91See all my reviews

It was one of the best movies I have ever seen. It was also good that such a good cast played this real script.

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11 March 2016 (Turkey) See more »

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Belgrade, Serbia See more »


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