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My Name is Melek (2019)
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My Name is Melek (2019)
Original name: Benim Adım Melek
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Melek will rebuild her life with her family and children. Melek is struggling to survive with her three children.
Style: disturbing, tense, sincere, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: violence, family relations, husband wife relationship, survival, friends, life is a bitch, chase, hopes, danger, society, tyranny, adaptation, escapades, life
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey

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