Director: Sergio Castellitto
Cast: Penélope Cruz, Emile Hirsch, Adnan Haskovic, Saadet Aksoy
Italy, Spain, 2012, 127’, color
English, Italian and Bosnian with Turkish subtitles
After sixteen years, Gemma and her son return to the city they escaped during the war, to Sarajevo. Their journey brings Gemma’s painful and mournful memories back and reveals the truth about the roots and past of Pietro. Gemma has lost Diego, her deepest love and the father of her child, during the war. Penélope Cruz and Emile Hirsch star in Italian director Sergio Castellitto’s film. Turkish actress Saadet Aksoy also stars with a breakthrough performance. The film is based on a mother’s journey in the need of revealing the truth about the past to her son.
Coffee was served with much splendor at the harems of the Ottoman palace and mansions. First, sweets (usually jam) was served on silverware, followed by coffee serving. The coffee jug would be placed in a sitil (brazier), which had three chains on its sides for carrying, had cinders in the middle, and was made of tombac, silver or brass. The sitil had a satin or silk cover embroidered with silver thread, tinsel, sequin or even pearls and diamonds.
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