Mustang (2015)

2015 | France / Turkey | Deniz Gamze Ergüven | ★★★★

French-Turkish film-maker Deniz Gamze Ergüven's strangely warm and hopeful Mustang provides a girl's eye view of patriarchal oppression, filled with sensuous photography, beautiful performances, and radiant Turkish girls.


"It's the beginning of summer. In a small village in northern Turkey, Lale and her four sisters are on their way home from school, innocently playing with local boys. But prying village eyes view their games with suspicion about the girls behaviour. Their refusal to repent quickly causes a scandal among the family." Curzon Artificial Eye