Film Series: Mustang

2015. France/Turkey. Dir: Deniz Gamze Ergüven. With Gune? ?ensoy. 97 min.

 

Five sisters in a Turkish village strive for independence after their conservative caretakers restrict them to their home. As much an escape film as a coming-of-age tale, Ergüven’s Oscar-nominated debut examines with clarity and compassion the effects of patriarchal oppression on spirited young women.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / $5