MUS­TANG

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This fa­mil­ial drama by writer and di­rec­tor Deniz Gamze Ergüven is a nom­i­nee for Best For­eign Lan­guage Film at this year’s Os­cars. Set in a re­mote Turk­ish vil­lage, the story cen­ters on five sis­ters who play on a beach with some boys and are pun­ished for what their fam­ily con­sid­ers in­ap­pro­pri­ate con­tact with the op­po­site sex. They are slowly trained to be “suit­able” for mar­riage, while re­belling against their con­ser­va­tive cul­ture and abu­sive fam­ily. Rated PG-13. 97 min­utes. In Turk­ish with sub­ti­tles. Re­gal DeVar­gas. (Not re­viewed)

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