SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2023 REVIEW! All you bong rippers on the market, put together for a lung stuffed with enjoyable with the Turkish language stoner thriller The Lady Who Was Cursed, written and directed by Zara Dwinger.
Initially made for TV within the Netherlands, it follows the stumbling path of Gizem (Sinem Kavus), a lady in her 20s that smokes a variety of weed. I imply loads. She has a joint using her lip always. She stays in a cloud on her sofa and stares on the neighbors with binoculars. A cute boy throughout the road stares again, catching Gizem off guard. Her mom, Yildiz (Oya Capelle Karsman), retains hassling her to start out taking some accountability.
Yildiz is superstitious and provides Gizem an evil eye amulet for cover in opposition to dangerous luck. Gizem tells her mom she doesn’t consider on this being cursed s**t and a mirror instantly shatters. This causes Gizem to go on a tear. She buys some extra weed and will get thrown out of a grocery store for chugging a bottle of vodka. Passing out on the street, she is woken up by the lovable boy from throughout the road, Samuel (Victor Ijdens). He lends her his snakeskin jacket and lets her vomit at his place.
Samuel is in search of his cat, Gucci. Gizem appears impressed about how Samuel additionally complains in regards to the hamster wheel of life. Again in her residence, Gizem finds Samuel’s Unhealthy Mutha F****r pockets within the jacket and pulls the money out for extra weed. She then goes throughout the road again to Samuel’s place to offer him his stuff again. Samuel isn’t there, and his residence is totally bared, with all the pieces that was inside hours in the past cleared out. So Gizem instantly goes to purchase some extra weed. She asks her budtender on the dispensary, Sjaak (Frieda Barhnard), to attempt to Google Samuel, however they can’t discover any hint that he ever existed. Sjaak disputes Samuel is lacking as a result of an individual just isn’t a “sock.” He needs to be someplace. So Gizem rolls one other quantity for the street. Then the woman who was cursed goes on a twisted seek for the boy who disappeared…