Barba, in her mid-forties, yearns to escape her dull and dreary life. Atek is a twenty-something male who craves money, sex and freedom. When Barba takes her first holiday in Turkey, the attention she gets from the young Turkish men makes her feel attractive again, more alive and dangerously restless. Persuaded by her best friend, Lucy, who seeks some light-hearted respite following the discovery of her husband’s affair, Barba revisits the resort. But does the adventure live up to its exotic promise of romantic and passionate delight, or are there more cynical, even sinister, dynamics involved?
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