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Mutluluk / ANS presents a co-production of ANS Productions, Highway Productions ; screenplay, Kubilay qb Tun?cer, Elif Ayan, Abdullah Og?uz ; producer & director, Abdullah Og?uz.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 105 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : First Run Films : 2009.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Abdullah Oguz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Talat Bulut (Irfan), ?Ozg?u Namal (Meryem), Murat Han (Cemal), Mustafa Avkiran (Ali Riza), Emin G?ursoy (Tahsin), ?Sebnem K?ostem (D?one), Meral ?Cetinkaya (Irfan's mother), Erol Babao?glu (Yakup), Lale Mansur (Aysel), Emel G?oksu (Bibi).
Summary, etc.:
Based on the acclaimed novel by Zulfu Livaneli and set amidst Turkey's natural wonders, Bliss is a riveting tale about love, honor, freedom and redemption. When a 17-year-old girl, Meryem, is found unconscious and disheveled by the side of a lake, her family believes the worst - that her chastity has been lost. To uphold the family honor they turn to an ancient moral code that condemns Meryem to death. A distant cousin, Cemal, is ordered to carry out the task. Instead, Meryem and Cemal embark on a surprising journey across traditional and modern-day Turkey in this unforgettable film.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Honor killings > Turkey > Drama.
Rape victims > Turkey > Drama.
Cousins > Turkey > Drama.
Families > Turkey > Drama.
Women > Turkey > Social conditions > Drama.
Women > Turkey > Conduct of life > Drama.
Men > Turkey > Conduct of life > Drama.
City and town life > Turkey > Drama.
Turkish literature > Film adaptations.

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