NO LONGER PLAYING
Official Selection – Cannes Film Festival 2015 Directors' Fortnight
Special Presentation – Toronto International Film Festival 2015
Winner – Heart of Sarajevo Award, Sarajevo Film Festival 2015
Winner – Europa Cinemas Prize, Cannes Film Festival 2015
“What makes the transfixing film so effective is that the director refuses to portray them simplistically, as misunderstood angels, and she has enough trust in her audience to leave the drama's implicit feminism unstated.” (David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter)
“[Erguven] proves especially skilled with her cast of newcomers, whose powerful individualism as well as their vibrant bond together are perfect vessels for the script's message.” (Jay Weissberg, Variety)
The word Mustang, which is also the evocative title of Turkish-French filmmaker Deniz Gamze Erguven's stirring first feature, conjures vivid images of bands of wild horses roaming the untamed American West, their manes flying and their defiant spirits resistant to being broken. Those qualities also ...