In a village in the north of Turkey, Lale (Günes Sensoy) and her 4 sisters innocently celebrate the end of the school year at the beach with some boys.
The supposed debauchery of their actions causes their home to progressively transform into a prison; classes on housework and cooking replace school, and marriages are arranged.
The 5 sisters, driven by the same desire for freedom, fight back against the limits imposed upon them.
Nominated for Best International Film at the Academy Awards and anchored by sensational performances and a moving soundtrack by Warren Ellis, Mustang is a gripping portrait of female empowerment.
‘Ergüven has delivered a debut for the ages, her film a chilling, emotionally shattering marvel I'm unlikely to forget anytime soon’ – MovieFreak.com
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