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1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
A young Turkish woman fights for self-determination and independence from her family .

Cast: Sibel Kekilli , Derya Alabora , Settar Tanriogen , Tamer Yigit , Florian Lukas , Nursel Köse , Alwara Höfels , Ufuk Bayraktar

Director: Feo Aladag

Genres: Drama

When We Leave (2010)

Release Date: January 28th, 2011|1 hr. 59 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    A doleful melodrama. There are some intense, moving sequences, but too much emotional badgering and a general shortage of finesse. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Kekilli sensitively portrays Umay's conflicted despair, and the relationship with her son is beautifully rendered. show more

  • 75
    Joe Williams St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    This melodrama about spousal abuse and honor killings might be too grim to bear, but Kekilli keeps it centered. show more

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