When Ayse’s infidelity is discovered and her lover killed in a surprise raid at his flat by her husband who is a cop, she runs home after being denied shelter by her close friends, steals her father’s car and heads for Istanbul where she feels she can be safe. What follows is a relentless pursuit by her husband and her own brothers who would stop at nothing till they have killed her for bringing disgrace to the family.
AV: THE HUNT (2020, Turkey) by Emre Akay is a scary film on the concept of honour killing that is constructed around a single chase which disavows a third act; that is what makes it more disturbing. This is not a spoiler.
Look up this hard-hitting film from Turkey on Netflix which has got 100 percent rating on IMDB.
Ranjan Das is a Mumbai based filmmaker and faculty.