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First Trailer for Deniz Gamze Ergüven's Award Winning Film 'Mustang'

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September 23, 2015
Source: YouTube

Mustang First Trailer

"Everything changed in a blink of an eye." Cohen Media Group has debuted the official US trailer for Deniz Gamze Ergüven's Mustang, a film that premiered at Cannes and has been winning awards at other festivals as it plays this year. Mustang is set in the north of Turkey, about five sisters who "fight back against the limits imposed on them". I've heard some rave reviews about this, including one from Darren Aronofsky who tweeted from TIFF about the film: "holy shit. how good is #mustang !?" From the looks of it, very good. I am more than intrigued by the footage in this trailer, and from here I just can't wait to catch a screening. The film opens in November in select theaters right during the awards season. In the meantime, take a look.

Here's the first trailer for Deniz Gamze Ergüven's Mustang, found on YouTube (via The Playlist):

It’s the beginning of the summer. In a village in the north of Turkey, Lale and her four sisters come home from school, innocently playing with boys. The supposed debauchery of their games causes a scandal with unintended consequences. The family home slowly turns into a prison, classes on housework and cooking replace school, and marriages begin to be arranged. The five sisters, driven by the same desire for freedom, fight back against the limits imposed on them. Mustang is directed by French-Turkish filmmaker Deniz Gamze Ergüven, from a screenplay co-written by Deniz Gamze Ergüven and Alice Winocour. It first premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, and won awards at other fests. Cohen Media will open Mustang in select US theaters starting November 20th this fall. France is submitting this for their Oscar selection.

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Reader Feedback - 12 Comments

1

Movie looks really worth watching but arranged marriages, hahahahaha, that's insane. Like something from the olden days. I remember my friends sister at school fell out with her family for them trying to get her into an arranged marriage, they were Italian Catholics.

Carpola on Sep 23, 2015

2

"Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match. Catch me catch..."

DAVIDPD on Sep 23, 2015

3

Looks good, thanks for putting it on my radar!

Efterklang on Sep 24, 2015

4

Looks like some nice lolitas in this film.

Neighborhood Friend on Sep 24, 2015

5

I always endorse such kind of stories. This marriage arranging is disgusting. Girls are harnessed like they are horse or something. And I love see people in Muslim countries fighting for the freedom over harsh tradition ...

shiboleth on Sep 26, 2015

6

What is the song at 1.28? I'm having trouble tracking it down.

YeahMisterWhite on Oct 2, 2015

7

I can't track it down either. My Shazam music app doesn't know what it is either.

Mmhmm on Nov 4, 2015

8

Nevermind I found it. Here it is https://soundcloud.com/ghostel/buckley-get-your-gun

Mmhmm on Nov 4, 2015

9

I found it. It doesn't let me post a link here but u can google "Buckley Get Your Gun" and you'll see a Soundcloud link to the song by Ghostel

Mmhmm on Nov 4, 2015

10

Thank you! Now if only they'd get their 1414 ep out already lol.

YeahMisterWhite on Nov 4, 2015

11

I downloaded the song for free just by googling it. Type in "Buckley Get Your Gun mp3" and you'll see a link under a site called MP3LIO and there's a download button on the right.

Mmhmm on Nov 4, 2015

12

Here's an interesting interview with the director: http://canimistanbul.com/blog/en/interview-deniz-gamze-erguven/

Joseph Donyo on Oct 23, 2015

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