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Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)

125 min | Drama, History, War

In 1950, amidst the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, this little girl captures the heart of Süleyman, ...See moreIn 1950, amidst the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, this little girl captures the heart of Süleyman, who risks his own life to save her, smuggling her into his Army base and out of harms way. Not knowing her name and unable to communicate with her, Süleyman names her Ayla, in reminiscence of the moon on the fateful night during which they met. The two form an instantaneous and inseparable bond, and Ayla, almost effortlessly, brings an uncanny joy to the Turkish brigade in the grip of war. As the war comes to a close however, Süleyman's brigade is told that they will be returning home. Süleyman cannot bear abandoning Ayla, and does everything within his power to take her with him. After repeated failure, he is forced to give Ayla to an orphanage, but doesn't give up on the hope of one day reuniting with her. Will the two ever get back together? See less
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Feb 25, 2018 (United States)

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Çetin Tekindor
Süleyman (old) Süleyman (old)   See fewer
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Ismail Hacioglu
Süleyman (young) Süleyman (young)   See fewer
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Kyung-jin Lee
Ayla (adult) Ayla (adult)   See fewer
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Kim Seol
Ayla (child) Ayla (child)   See fewer
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Murat Yildirim
Lieutenant Mesut Lieutenant Mesut   See fewer
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Taner Birsel
Major Fuat Major Fuat   See fewer
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Cade Carradine
Captain Cage Captain Cage   See fewer
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Kim Byoungsoon
South Korean General South Korean General   See fewer
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Nimet (old) Nimet (old)   See fewer
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Johnny Young
Lieutenant Lee Lieutenant Lee   See fewer
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Mehmet Esen
Colonel Celal Colonel Celal   See fewer
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Altan Erkekli
Huseyin Dilbirligi Huseyin Dilbirligi   See fewer
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Büsra Develi
Nimet (young) Nimet (young)   See fewer
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Sinem Uslu
Journalist Ozge Journalist Ozge   See fewer
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Nilgün Kasapbasoglu
Ummu Gulsum Dilbirligi Ummu Gulsum Dilbirligi   See fewer
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Erkan Petekkaya
Iskenderun General Iskenderun General   See fewer
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Claudia Memory Monroe
Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe   See fewer
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Ali Barkin
Pepe Muharrem Pepe Muharrem   See fewer
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Esra Dermancioglu
Sebahat Dilbirligi Sebahat Dilbirligi   See fewer
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Toygan Avanoglu
Pusan Army Officer Pusan Army Officer   See fewer
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Mine Teber
Nevsal Nevsal   See fewer
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Halil Kumova
Nuran's Uncle Nuran's Uncle   See fewer
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Chaby Han
Sung Joon Sung Joon   See fewer
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Wan-gi Jo
Ayla's Father (as Wan-Ki-Cho) Ayla's Father (as Wan-Ki-Cho)   See fewer
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Eun Min Ko
Ayla's Mother (as Eun-Min-Ko) Ayla's Mother (as Eun-Min-Ko)   See fewer
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Major General Coulter Major General Coulter   See fewer
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8.9 / 10 | 22,620 votes