Mustang15

Directed by Deniz Gamze Erguven | Turkey | 2015 | 1h 37m | Turkish w/ English subtitles | Starring Tugba Sunguroglu, Elit Iscan, Ilayda Akdogan, Nihal G. Koldas

In a remote Turkish village, five orphaned teenage sisters live with their conservative grandmother and uncle. After an entirely innocent encounter with a group of boys, the girls find themselves living under lock and key and forced into arranged marriages. Beautifully shot and performed, this Oscar-nominated feminist drama is both a rousing tale of spirited youth and a powerful work of social cinema.

Part of the Oxford International Women’s Festival’s Classic Film Season. Buy tickets to all six classics (in a single transaction) and get 20% off the total cost. 

Reviews

‘With its rooted sense of place and community, and rebellious spirit, this is an accomplished and engaging debut.’
★★★★★
Wendy Ide, The Observer

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We showed Mustang between March 11, 2022 and March 12, 2022.

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Aftersun 12A
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Charlotte Wells’ deeply emotional debut explores love and memory from the viewpoint of a young woman reminiscing on her relationship with the father she barely knew, starring Paul Mescal (Normal People).

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20:45

Nanny 15
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Psychological thriller about a young Senegalese nanny who becomes haunted by unsettling visions while working long hours for an affluent New York couple. Winner of the US Dramatic Grand Jury Prize at Sundance.

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Tomorrow (Saturday 3rd December)

16:15

The Mummy PG
1h 13m
Boris Karloff stars as the reanimated ancient Egyptian prince Imhotep in this Universal monster classic which terrified audiences in 1932 and became an influential horror film due to its eerie atmosphere.

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18:15

Living 12A
1h 42m
Bill Nighy delivers a master-class performance as a cheerless veteran of the civil service who receives unexpected life-changing news, based on Akira Kurosawa's 1952 masterpiece, Ikuru.

Book here

20:30

Aftersun 12A
1h 42m
Charlotte Wells’ deeply emotional debut explores love and memory from the viewpoint of a young woman reminiscing on her relationship with the father she barely knew, starring Paul Mescal (Normal People).

Book here


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