IU CINEMA: Auf der Anderen Seite (The Edge of Heaven)

  • November 18, 2019
  • IU Cinema
  • 1213 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • 812-856-CINE
  • 7:00 PM to 9:02 PM
  • Free, but ticketed

Not rated | 2007 | 35mm
Drama
Directed by Fatih Akin
Free, but ticketed

Nejat initially disapproves of his father Ali’s choice of sex worker Yeter as his live-in girlfriend. He grows fond of her when he discovers she sends money home to Turkey for her daughter’s studies. Nejat travels to Istanbul to search for Yeter’s daughter, Ayten. Political activist Ayten has fled the Turkish police and is already in Germany. She befriends a young woman, Lotte, who invites rebellious Ayten to stay in her home; Lotte’s conservative mother Susanne is not pleased. In English, German, and Turkish with English subtitles. Contains mature content, including violence, sexual situations, and strong language.

IU CINEMA: Auf der Anderen Seite (The Edge of Heaven)