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Kasic Ousmani


A curious, slightly flawed but affecting fictional drama based on a real-life incident in 1978, this film by director Bilge Olgac takes a critical look at Turkish marriages that are determined by economics and give little voice to women. Slow-motion sequences introduce a tragedy; women and children have gathered together to prepare for a wedding celebration when a gas tank explodes and all 97 of them are killed outright or burned to death. A...more