Hamam – The Turkish Bath

Directed by Ferzan Ozpetek

The feature directorial début of Turkish-born Ozpetek, HAMAM is the story of how one Italian couple’s life is transformed when the husband inherits an Istanbul hamam (Turkish bath house). There, in the sensual safety of the hamam, Francesco learns to free his mind and to relinquish cultural inhibitions. “The hamam is not a place in itself, but a haven of peace, body and soul.” Director Ferzan Ozpetek

96 minutes

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