Wish to Wash with Rain

Wish to Wash with Rain

Yağmurlarda Yıkansam
Turkey 2016 / 1h 29min
English, French, Arabic Subtitles / Drama
Director Gülten Taranç
Cast Yeliz Tozan, Derin İnce, Murat Ergür, Engin Benli, Müge Ulusoy, Çiğdem Benli, Rabia Kaya, Gülçin Çakır, Bilgin Ertok

It is known that in Turkey at least 3 women are murdered by their husbands, ex-husbands or ex-boyfriends every day. 10 out of 4 women suffer from physical violence of their husbands or lovers. The movie “Yağmurda Yıkansam” , looks at life through the ones who are left behind in women murders’ eyes. The story of Gamze, murdered by her parents, tells the life after the murder, not one that ended with it. The fact that the victims in women murders are not only the ones who are murdered, is told from the story of Gamze. In the story, the anger, loneliness, despair and longings of 15 year old Gamze meets the audience with a perspective not taken before.. Hale, who is about thirty five years old (named Gamze when she was a child), begins to open the doors of her past that she had kept securely close with the surprise proposal of her boyfriend Engin.It is hard for Hale to be human, to love other people and truly be herself. As Hale started to face her past slowly, she starts to become a more warm person. Neither the rains, nor Engin can erase the past. Hale would get over her past with facing her childhood Gamze.

53. Antalya International Film Festival 2016 - Rengahenk Viewer's Award


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