When Ayse (Akkaya), a 19 year-old Turkish village girl, becomes the second wife - or 'kuma' - of aging patriarch Mustafa (Erincin), she has to move to the unfamiliar surrounds of Vienna. There she meets the woman she will eventually replace, Mustafa's dying first wife, Fatma (Koldas).
The drama simmers gently, as Kurdish-Austrian director Umut Dag handles his debut feature with assurance.
Reviewed by David Parkinson
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