Bleeding wound in Turkish cinema
Turkish cinema films one of the most important women’s problems in the world, bleeding wound female genital mutilation. Ali Kaygsiz is the director of the film Sunna, which is scheduled to be completed in three countries. The problem, which still threatens the lives of millions of women, is also one of the most important items on the agenda of the World Health Organization. The first trailer for the film, which chronicles the problem of female genital mutilation, has been released. The film, shot in partnership with 48 Film Productions and 24 Kare Film Ltd, describes the struggle for life of a girl who is in danger of circumcision with her mother.
The first trailer of the film draws attention with stunning images while the filming of the film, which is planned to be released both in Turkey and abroad, continues. The trailer for the film www.sunnafilm.com can be reached at this address.
Producer Zeynep Girgin, the author of the original story of the film, said: “There are more than 200 million women in the world who have experienced this brutality. These women are suffering for life because of the trauma they have experienced. There are women who died during circumcision. This is a very important problem of our world. 70 million more women are under threat of circumcision. We are making this film to raise awareness around the world. We plan to show our film both in our country and internationally. We have initiatives for the film to be shown at the United Nations as well,” she said.
The main roles of the film are shared by Tuğba Kosucu, Yahya Çelebi, Bedriye Roza Çelik, Ela Derin Çelik and Semra Dinçer.
By: Ebru Cengiz Ergen