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My Mother's Wound (2016)

Annemin Yarasi (original title)
Upon turning 18, Salih leaves his orphanage to embark on a journey that will uncover bitter truths of a war-ridden past.

Directors:

Ozan Açiktan (as Ozan Aciktan), Ozan Açiktan

Writers:

Ozan Açiktan (screenplay) (as Ozan Aciktan), Ozan Güven (screenplay) (as Ozan Guven) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ozan Güven ... Borislav
Meryem Uzerli ... Marija
Belçim Bilgin ... Nerma
Okan Yalabik ... Mirsad
Bora Akkas Bora Akkas ... Salih
Sabina Ajrula ... Mevlide (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 / Orphanage Child
Ziya Durukan Ziya Durukan ... Yetimhanedeki Çocuk / Orphanage Child
Mihajlo Jovanovic ... Yetimhanedeki Çocuk / Orphanage Child
Nikola Dragutinovic Nikola Dragutinovic ... Yetimhanedeki Çocuk / Orphanage Child
Sergej Zivkovic Sergej Zivkovic ... Yetimhanedeki Çocuk / Orphanage Child
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama | Mystery | War

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Goofs

Serbian Miroslav says "the best tattooist 'in the Middle East and Balkans',it is a Turkish expression. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Comidark Films 2: The Pawn (2019) See more »

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The Dancing Bear
Performed by Natalie Merchant
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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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Official Sites:

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Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

11 March 2016 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Belgrade, Serbia See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,749,704
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