Thursday Cinema "What is normal, anyway?"
A Love Unknown

SALT BEYOĞLU, ONLINE

JUNE 30 – JULY 3, 2022

6 Aloveunknown 1 <i>A Love Unknown</i> [Meçhul Bir Sevgi] (2020) filminden bir kare
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Still from A Love Unknown (2020)
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June 30, 19.00, Salt Beyoğlu, Walk-in Cinema
July 1-3, saltonline.org


A Love Unknown (2020)
Director: John Clang
Cast: Min Ko, Renée Ting
82 minutes
English, Korean; Turkish subtitles

A woman in New York and her abandoned daughter in Singapore, both struggling with existential questions, try to break their endless fall into depression towards a better life. Min, the estranged mother, suffers from writer’s block. She is haunted by an imaginary nemesis and unsettled by failed relationships with her father and ex-lover. In another corner of the world, her adult daughter Renée works on a new art project to cope with the sudden end of her marriage. Over the course of four days, their nightmares, obsessions, and illusions unravel an inter-connectedness between mother and child in a daily struggle to survive.

Blurring the line between documentary and fiction, A Love Unknown (2020) directed by John Clang interweaves personal stories and traumas with larger questions on the meaning of life and existence.

Following Salt Beyoğlu’s Walk-in Cinema screening on Thursday, June 30 at 19.00, the film will be streamed online from Friday, July 1 to Sunday midnight, July 3 via saltonline.org.

Thursday Cinema’s What is normal, anyway? is free admission and takes place between June 2 and July 10 in Salt Beyoğlu’s Walk-in Cinema and at saltonline.org. All films included in the program will be streamed in their original language with Turkish subtitles, and can only be accessed online by audiences in Turkey.


In accordance with Article 7 of Law No. 5224 amended on 18.01.2019,
films that have not been assessed and classified by the General Directorate of Cinema, Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Republic of Turkey, can only be screened under the classification of 18+ at festivals, special screenings or similar culture and arts events.

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