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Mustang

Mustang
  • 2015
  • France/Germany/Turkey/Qatar
  • 15
  • Directed by: Deniz Gamze Ergüven
  • Cast: Günes Sensoy, Doga Zeynep Doguslu, Tugba Sunguroglu
  • Language: Turkish
  • UK release: 13 May 2016

Orphaned sisters Lale, Nur, Ece, Selma and Sonay live with their grandmother and uncle in a small Turkish village, when a harmless game with some local boys scandalises a neighbour. Funny, distressing and redemptive debut feature by Ergüven, in which even the conservative relatives are depicted with sensitivity; its Oscar nod and Cesar wins are thoroughly deserved.

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The Dugdale Centre, Enfield (0.0 miles)

Thomas Hardy House, 39 London Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 6DS
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Thu 2 Feb

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88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ
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Fri 6 Jan

Otley Courthouse (0.0 miles)

Courthouse Street, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3AN
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Thu 16 Mar

Showroom Cinema, Sheffield (0.0 miles)

7 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2BX
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Tue 27 Dec

Reviews & features

Mustang

9 May 20164 stars

Award-winning Turkish drama from debut director Deniz Gamze Ergüven

Turkish-French filmmaker Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s impressive coming-of-age drama has a dreamy, meditative quality to it. But there’s no nostalgia in this story of five sisters, whose carefree attitude to life puts them in constant battle with their…

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