By Leah Greenblatt
Updated November 17, 2015 at 06:24 PM EST
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Mustang

type
  • Movie

It’s not hard to see why Mustang has been dubbed the “Turkish Virgin Suicides.” Like Sofia Coppola’s dreamy, unsettling 1999 debut, it’s another first film by a young female director that focuses in feverish close-up on the adolescent awakening of five restless, radiant sisters—and the ruin that follows when their family tries to contain it. But death isn’t the great equalizer it is in Suicides; instead, each girl has to negotiate the limits of her own defiance, and her definition of freedom, too. A–

Mustang

2015 movie
type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • PG-13
runtime
  • 97 minutes
director
  • Deniz Gamze Erguven

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