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35th Turkish Film Days Munich: Düet – Duet

Two girls stand behind each other in tracksuits and smile at the camera.
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For many years, the two friends Mısra and Defne have been taking part in synchronised swimming competitions together. After missing out on qualifying for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, they start to prepare for the 2020 Games.

For many years, the two friends Mısra and Defne have been taking part in synchronised swimming competitions together. After missing out on qualifying for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, they start to prepare for the 2020 Games.

But when their sports club sacks their trainer Natalie without stating a reason, they are left floundering and their performance suffers. This and the Covid-19 pandemic mark a turning point for the duo.

 

TR 2022, documentary, 72 minutes, original language with English subtitles, directed by İdil Akkuş and Ekin İlkbağ. Rated FSK 0 (no age restriction); recommended from 18 years