Turkish Passion (La Pasion Turca)

La Pasion TurcaBB

(out of 5)

Limp soap opera about a Spanish woman who, following a miscarriage, travels with her husband to exotic Istanbul to find some peace of mind. There she meets a sexy antiques dealer () with whom she starts a torrid affair, eventually leaving her husband and becoming her swarthy lover’s sex slave. His abuse of her, emotionally and physically alike, can only last so long, and she eventually takes matters into her own hands. Vicente Aranda is not successful at making the intrigue any fun, and the film comes off as totally sleazy.

Spain, 1994

Directed by

Screenplay by Vicente Aranda, based on the novel by

Cinematography by

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

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Goya Award Nominations
Best Film
Best Lead Actress (Ana Belen)
Best Supporting Actress (Silvia Munt)
Best Director (Vicente Aranda)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Cinematography
Best Costume Design
Best Makeup and Hairstyles
Best Production Design
Best Production Manager
Best Score
Best Sound



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