When We Leave | TIFF

When We Leave

(Die Fremde)
Feo Aladag

German-born Umay flees her oppressive marriage in Istanbul, taking her young son Cem with her. She is hoping to find a better life with her family in Berlin, but her unexpected arrival creates intense conflict. Her family is trapped in their conventions, torn between their love for her and the values of their community. Ultimately they decide to return Cem to his father in Turkey. To keep her son, Umay is forced to move again...

Festivals: Berlin 2010, Calgary 2010, Ghent 2010, Montreal 2010, Sao Paolo 2010, Tribeca 2010

Awards: Europa Cinemas Label - Berlin 2010, Best International Feature - Calgary 2010, Best Narrative Feature, Best Actress (Sibel Kekili) - Tribeca 2010, Grand Prix, Audience Award - Ghent 2010

Feo Aladag
Sibel Kekilli
Nizam Schiller
Derya Alabora
Settar Tanriogen
Tamer Yigit
Serhad Can
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