Halam Geldi / My Aunt Has Arrived / My Aunt is Here (2013) DVD9
Inspired by true events, Halam Geldi tells the grim story of three 13-year old ‘child brides’- girls sent away from home to marry older men and/or sometimes relatives.
In the film, "My Aunt Came" refers to a code, used specifically in Anatolia to symbolize the arrival of a young girl’s first menstrual period. Unfortunately, instead of a new, natural phase in a young woman’s life, this is also recognized as a harbinger of doom; To begin her period signifies that a girl is fertile, which suggests she is of an age permissible for marriage. The film's characters Reyhan and Huriye, who live in a border village in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, are more than just characters, as they represent myriad victims in real life across Turkey and the world.

DVD9 | PAL 16:9 | 01:40:58 | 7.81 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Turkish
Subtitles: English, Deutsch, Francais, Nederlands
Genre: Drama

Director: Erhan Kozan
Cast: Miray Akay, Tunc Oral, Melisa Celayir
Country: Turkey

-- Behind the scenes (104 min)
-- Music clip
-- Trailer

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